Category Archives: Merlin

Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative highlights mixed fortunes for birds of prey in the National Park

The Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative has today published its annual report for 2018, showing improvement in the breeding success of several raptor species within the Peak District National Park compared to 2017, in parallel with an increase in … Continue reading

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Merlin Recovery – EY03558

One of a brood of 4 Merlin ringed at a confidential site near to Mossley Gtr Manchester on the 1st of July 2015. This young female was recovered dead, a road casualty in Aston-on-Trent, Derbyshire on the 30th of July. 85km … Continue reading

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Merlin Recovery EX36445

Due to some new systems at the BTO recoveries have been a little slow arriving, this is the 1st of 5. We would like to thank the finders for reporting these birds, more details of what to do if you … Continue reading

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Recoveries – Merlin (male) DD18698, Buzzard GC49780

We have received notice of 2 recoveries DD18698 – A Male Merlin, 1 of a brood of 5 birds ringed at a confidential site near Meltham in 2004. The bird was recovered dead near to Hebden Bridge on the 7th of … Continue reading

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