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Swan

Observed: 1st May 2012 By: adrianashleyadrianashley’s reputation in Birds
skull
Skull 2
Skull 3
Description:

Found around halfway along Chesil Beach.
Initially thought it was a skull, then realised it’s part of a large water bird, possibly a Mute Swan.

Identifications

No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Mydaea's picture

The top two are the synsacrum

The top two are the synsacrum (pelvis), and the other the sternum (breastbone).

the naturalist man's picture

Bird bones

To tell what it was we would need a scale, could be a swan or a large goose.

Graham Banwell

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