A Merlin

No big deal, just a Merlin* checking out the shorebirds. I’ve seen them once before in David Lam Park, just briefly, but couldn’t get a photo!

(* That’s really what it’s called. The name comes from Old French, while the name of the guy from Arthurian legends comes from Welsh)

   22 September 2023
   1/1600s    f/9   400mm   ISO 800
A Merlin is flying over the water, above some Greater Yellowlegs