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To me, your picture looks like a female Merlin, also known as the 'chocolate
falcon'.

Margy Terpstra
Kirkwood, MO
St. Louis Co.


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Sent: Friday, July 08, 2005 9:47 AM
Subject: Re: Brian's Mystery Bird


> I don't have a good guide handy to confirm, but the heavily streaked
> breast suggests an immature rather than an adult female,  which has a
> lightly barred breast).  What threw me about the photo was the head, which
> looks very dark.  Perhaps it is just the lighting, or perhaps an unusally
> dark plumage.
>
> > I have deduced after long extensive research, about 2 seconds, that it
is
> > an American Kestrel, female.
> >
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