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Bird Bones

Observed: 1st March 2011 By: orchidstar
bird bones
foot of bird
bird bones as found in puddle
bird bone as found on path
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Description:

Bird bones found in three places within 3 yard radius on path to a greenhouse. Feathers snipped cleanly in half. Bones stripped very clean but no bite marks. Feet complete.

Identifications
  • dead moorhen
    Confidence: It might be this.
  •  
    Likely ID
    a bird (Aves)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Carstairs's picture

perigrine

Probably perigrine falcon killed this bird thy snip of wings and feathers whilst sparrow hawk tends to pluck. I don't think its a dead morehen though more likely a wood pigeon.

jan_rix's picture

I agree that the

foot looks pigeon-like