[cayugabirds-l] Carcase identification-murder most foul

2013-01-03 Thread Tobias Dean
Yesterday I found this mostly consumed corpse in the ditch very close to our house on South Hill. I can guess at an identification but I am sure the group will know. I saw crow or raven tracks around it in the snow but could it have been a car strike or a larger hawk? Also, would the Lab

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Carcase identification-murder most foul

2013-01-03 Thread Tobias Dean
] Carcase identification-murder most foul Yesterday I found this mostly consumed corpse in the ditch very close to our house on South Hill. I can guess at an identification but I am sure the group will know. I saw crow or raven tracks around it in the snow but could it have been a car strike

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Carcase identification-murder most foul

2013-01-03 Thread Tobias Dean
cayugabirds-L@cornell.edumailto: cayugabirds-L@cornell.edu Sent: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 9:43 am Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Carcase identification-murder most foul Yesterday I found this mostly consumed corpse in the ditch very close to our house on South Hill. I can guess at an identification but I am

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Carcase identification-murder most foul

2013-01-03 Thread Tobias Dean
I am kind of surprised that people can shoot wood ducks, I have no problem with the common ducks and geese being hunted but wood ducks just seem too special to me. Are there sufficient numbers of wood ducks to maintain a breeding stock? and on another note regarding carcasses, in the

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Carcase identification-murder most foul

2013-01-03 Thread Kevin J. McGowan
AM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Carcase identification-murder most foul Yesterday I found this mostly consumed corpse in the ditch very close to our house on South Hill. I can guess at an identification but I am sure the group will know. I saw crow or raven tracks around

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Carcase identification-murder most foul

2013-01-03 Thread nutter.dave
From this should we assume that there was a live Wood Duck in the count circle during count week or in the basin in 2012?--Dave NutterOn Jan 03, 2013, at 11:28 AM, "Kevin J. McGowan" k...@cornell.edu wrote:That’s a Wood Duck. Note the yellowish, webbed feet, the shiny patch on the top of the wing

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Carcase identification-murder most foul

2013-01-03 Thread nutter.dave
I meant 2013. Even typing I'm not used to the new year.--Dave NutterOn Jan 03, 2013, at 01:15 PM, nutter.d...@me.com wrote:From this should we assume that there was a live Wood Duck in the count circle during count week or in the basin in 2012?--Dave NutterOn Jan 03, 2013, at 11:28 AM, "Kevin J.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Carcase identification-murder most foul

2013-01-03 Thread Linda Orkin
] On Behalf Of Tobias Dean Sent: Thursday, January 03, 2013 9:39 AM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Carcase identification-murder most foul Yesterday I found this mostly consumed corpse in the ditch very close to our house on South Hill. I can guess at an identification but I