Falco columbarius (Merlin) is a species of birds in the family falcons. It is listed in CITES Appendix II. It is found in the Neotropics, the Palearctic, the Nearctic, and the Indo-Malayan Realm. Merlin is a diurnal vertivore. Individuals can grow to 281 g. Reproduction is dioecious. Merlin has parental care (cooperative breeding). It relies on flight to move around.
EOL has data for 38 attributes, including: