Friday, December 13, 2013

Woodcock

Found a dead Woodcock in the public war memorial garden at Ripponden this morning.

5 comments:

Dave Sutcliffe said...
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Dave Sutcliffe said...

Nice bird to find Mike but a shame it was dead. Any indication as to how it might have died?

Andy Kiz said...

He's not dead he's just resting! ;)

Marrop said...

I've got him at home but not had chance to examine him yet. Will take a look in the morning.

Steve Blacksmith said...

John Mather in Knaresborough is always interested in preserving all fresh dead birds. (Serious ornithologist on Council of YNU.) He makes drawer specimens, not stuffed birds. His massive collection is bequeathed to the Nat Hist Museum, London.

He might be able to tell you how it died. (Unless it's just resting :)