After lunch I was returning to work when a Merlin that was perched on a snag darted off. It didn't go too far and perched on top of a post in one of the apple blocks. I was able to get a few distant photos before the Merlin took off.
If interested the photos are attached with the checklist.
N. Wade Snyder
2217 Wiltshire Road, Kearneysville, West Virginia, US (39.352, -77.883), Jefferson, West Virginia, US
Oct 30, 2019 1:00 PM
Checklist Comments: Overcast day, warm and in the lower 60s. Rain started later in the afternoon.
Merlin 1 As I was driving a Merlin flushed from a roost before perching on top of a post located in the middle of grove of apple trees. I was able to get some distant photos.