Date: 11/4/17 10:27 pm From: Beverly Hallberg <mapsout...> Subject: [obol] Re: Mystery dead seabird id - Nehalem Bay State Park
Ha! I tried this too. Definitely not a Cassin's Auklet - it's way too big for that. I'm not sure the app can be expected to do dead carcasses. I also tried my dead Barred Owl and that came up with a Common Poorwill. But with actual birds, it was getting 100%!
On Sat, Nov 4, 2017 at 10:14 PM, Brodie Cass Talbott <brodietlewis...> > wrote:
> In the spirit of Noah's recent email, and my own not having a clue, Merlin > says it's a cassins auklet. Or some kind of a shearwater. > > > On Nov 4, 2017 21:30, "Beverly Hallberg" <mapsout...> wrote: > > Hi all, > > I found this dead seabird last week on the beach at Nehalem Bay State > Park. There is virtually no neck - it's sort of football-shaped. It's > seems rather large - one of the pictures has my shoe in it which is 4-1/2" > width. There are some plumage clues in the wings and feathers. Any ideas? > > https://flic.kr/s/aHsmawCHTG > > By the way, like Russ, I also found a dead Barred Owl on the beach a > couple weeks ago on the Manzanita Beach. > > Thanks, Beverly > > > >