Turnstone

Turnstone

Observation - Turnstone - UK and Ireland. Description: This bird missing toes. One of the perils of urban life. A feature often seen in urban pigeons. As they walk around, their feet pick up bits of cotton, clothing fibres etc and become entwined around their feet, which eventually become so tight , circulati

This bird missing toes. One of the perils of urban life. A feature often seen in urban pigeons. As they walk around, their feet pick up bits of cotton, clothing fibres etc and become entwined around their feet, which eventually become so tight , circulation is lost and the toes eventually drop off. A number of birds seen in this state.