[Merlin this morning on the beach off the Cape May Meadows, entertaining CMBO's Monday walk at the expense of a Red-winged Blackbird. Photo by Karl Lukens, click to enlarge.]
Karl Lukens sent the following report from this morning's meadows walk, which garnered 60 species according to eBird: "CMBO Morning walk at The Meadows - TNC. Large group and fine weather. Good Ducks, waders, and Yellow-rumped Warblers are back. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker from the parking lot to start off. Also a movement of sharpies and a few Merlins, one of which we scoped eating a female Red-winged Blackbird. - Karl (Pete, Chuck, Mary Jane, Warren, David, Janet, Carrie, Tom, Judy)."