Brownbird's picture

Bird synsacrum

Observed: 19th October 2012 By: Brownbird
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete

Synsacrum (spine and pelvis) of a bird, as identified by Mydaea and confirmed by The Black Rabbit, found washed up on the beach near Drigg, Cumbria.
*Exact species unknown*


No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


D.M.H.'s picture

Take a lighter to it to

Take a lighter to it to confirm its bone and not plastic.

All given ID's are subject to error/ommissions. Please seek independent verification before acting on ANY advice given. BE SAFE =)

Mydaea's picture

It is not plastic. It is the

It is not plastic. It is the synsacrum (spine + pelvis) of a bird.

Brownbird's picture


Thanks a lot for the ID. :)

The Black Rabbit's picture


Absolutely, Mydaea.

Many thanks,

Brownbird's picture

Thanks for the ID :)

Thanks for the ID :)

featherandhay's picture


I would say this is something like a Cormorant.