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Merlin[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Falconiformes
Family: Falconidae
Subfamily: Falconinae
Tribe: Falconini
Genus: Falco
Species: F. columbarius
Binomial name
Falco columbarius
(Linnaeus, 1758)[1]
Synonyms[1]

Falco columbarius

The Merlin (Falco columbarius) is a small species of falcon and a member of the Falconidae family.

Other names

It is also known as the pigeon hawk in North America.

Description

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References

  1. ^ a b c Lepage, Denis. "Falco columbarius". Bird Checklists of the World. Avibase. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 

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