VTBIRD Archives

November 2017

VTBIRD@LIST.UVM.EDU

Options: Use Monospaced Font
Show Text Part by Default
Condense Mail Headers

Message: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Author: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
Content-Type:
text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
Date:
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:00:58 +0000
Reply-To:
Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
Message-ID:
Subject:
From:
"LaBarr, Mark" <[log in to unmask]>
Content-Transfer-Encoding:
8bit
In-Reply-To:
MIME-Version:
1.0
Sender:
Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
Parts/Attachments:
text/plain (20 lines)
We regularly find headless ring-billed gulls on the Common Tern nesting islands alongside great horned owl feathers. They also sometimes leave the head and wings and just take the bodies.

Mark

Mark LaBarr
Conservation Program Manager
Audubon Vermont
255 Sherman Hollow Road
Huntington, VT 05462
802-434-3068
[log in to unmask]

-----Original Message-----
From: Vermont Birds [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Evergreen Erb
Sent: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:45 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Attack on a grouse

I heard a long time ago that Great Horned Owls behead their prey.  Since it was probably killed at night, maybe that is your answer.  I do not have any peer reviewed studies to back up my theory, just something I remember hearing long ago.  Evergreen in Jericho

ATOM RSS1 RSS2