- Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Heraklion
- Photo taken by: Dretakis, M.
- Photo taken date: March 2013
Photo of the Female Merlin, Falco columbarius. The Merlin, although it is the smallest falcon in Europe, it can take small birds for prey. It nests in northern Europe and Siberia and a part of the population winters in the eastern Mediterranean.