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Skeleton

Observed: 1st July 2012 By: AdrianaESFTAdrianaESFT’s reputation in BirdsAdrianaESFT’s reputation in BirdsAdrianaESFT’s reputation in Birds
IMG_8462
Description:

Any ideas?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Scale

How big is it please ?

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Scale

I didn't measure it but I think the length of skeleton (as in photo) must have been around 12 inches (although I have a poor sense of scale). I'm going back to the same bay this weekend, maybe it will still be there, this time armed with a measuring tape!

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Adriana Ford-Thompson

Web: http://www.york.ac.uk/environment/our-staff/adriana-ford-thompson/

Mark at Magdalen's picture

Keeled sternum, coracoid,

Keeled sternum, coracoid, furcula and cervical vertebrae of a bird (possibly one of the larger gulls)

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Identification

Thanks for the identification!

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Adriana Ford-Thompson

Web: http://www.york.ac.uk/environment/our-staff/adriana-ford-thompson/