From the archives: this photo is dated August 2010, and though that's a few years back,
it seems like yesterday. I was out doing what I do with my camera, and made a stop
at Parson's Park on Cranberry Lake, where I spotted this fellow. But no long lens.
The next day, by chance, I was there again, but again, no long lens. The 3rd day,
against the odds, I went back with the long lens, and my bird was still there. And
this is still my best Merlin shot to date.