Fast forward to Boundary Bay at the foot of 104th St. While on my way to photograph shorebirds I noticed this bird in a fir tree next to the parking lot. The Merlin had caught a Savannah sparrow. A few hours later at Reifel I had only just entered the sanctuary and there was yet another Merlin.
|Merlin with Savannah sparrow|
|Merlin at Reifel|