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Large feather

Observed: 28th February 2012 By: beccasroberts
Large brown feather

Feather is 35cm long. It was found on a grassy common surrounded by farm land.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


ns2658's picture


What colour is it? I think the colour of the background may be distorting the colour of the feather in the picture.

ophrys's picture


That is large for one of the outer primary feathers and should put it from a bird the size of a Greylag Goose or something of a similar size. Any other clues to help pin it down?


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ns2658's picture


I was thinking along the lines of Canada goose, but I admit wild speculation.

beccasroberts's picture

It is reddy brown. It was

It is reddy brown. It was just by itself. The area is not that close to any water although it is fairly near the sea.

adamjohnhaynes's picture

feather !

im no expert , but it looks like a female pheasant feather or a goose feather