The Merlin can be heard giving two short shrill sounds amidst the Blue Jay calls.
He perched on top of one of the poles in the driving range for a while. several Blue Jays squawked at him but didn't get too close. Then I watched him take off swerve through and dip down over through trees and the Jays chased him again. And then I saw him swerve again and pass over an open field. Later he was mobbed by about a dozen Blue Jays relentlessly. He then taunted them by flying back to the tree where they were perched over and over again. His acrobatics we're stunning. The Blue Jays could not keep up. Lasted a good 20 minutes or so. Beautiful to watch.
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