I can't believe it was a deliberate act. It was maybe 1/8" in diameter, and it appeared dead so it was stiff. My thought is that it ran into it while landing on a limb.
> On May 20, 2019 at 5:37 AM Veer Frost <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Please say I'm wrong, my imagination jumps to a deliberate thing, a
> shock when I was coming online to report one of the best moments of
> the spring, FOY Veery singing in first light.Veer Frost, Passumpsic
> On 5/20/2019 at 5:28 AM, "BRUCE FLEWELLING" wrote:Yesterday
> afternoon, I found a dead Mourning Dove. While looking it over to see
> if I could figure out why it died, I found a 1" long small twig
> embedded in its breast. There was no other sign of trauma. Has anyone
> ever seen anything like that?
> Bruce Flewelling
> RT. 73, Rochester