Body feathers from a Helmeted Guineafowl, a common non-native barnyard fowl good at consuming ticks and whose chatter serves as a good avian watchdog. Feathers sometimes used in fly tying.
From: Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
To: VTBIRD <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wed, Apr 12, 2017 4:18 pm
Subject: [VTBIRD] help needed with feather ID
Any idea about the unlucky wearer of the feathers in these photos
We found them at Woodside.