Date: 11/14/17 1:13 pm
From: Barbara Brosnan <bbrosnan...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Attack on a grouse
A great horned owl removed the head of a rabbit in our back yard several winter nights ago. Crows finished off the rest later in the day, perhaps with the help of a red-tailed hawk.
Barbara Brosnan
Weybridge

-----Original Message-----
From: Vermont Birds [mailto:<VTBIRD...>] On Behalf Of Kay Johnson
Sent: Monday, November 13, 2017 1:33 PM
To: <VTBIRD...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Attack on a grouse

Ah yes, forgot to put owl on my list. The barred owl hunts on our property for sure.


Kay Johnson
<kj813...>




-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Zak <andrewpzak...>
To: VTBIRD <VTBIRD...>
Sent: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 1:30 pm
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Attack on a grouse

Bruce... thats an owl for sure.

On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 1:21 PM, Kay Johnson < <0000002d57029402-dmarc-request...> wrote:

> In my neighborhood it has been a red tailed hawk, a fisher, and a coyote.
> All seem possible in the National Forest. Sometimes the road is
> strewn with feathers -- so distressing to see.
>
>
> Kay Johnson
> <kj813...>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: b flewelling <bflewelling3263...>
> To: VTBIRD <VTBIRD...>
> Sent: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 1:17 pm
> Subject: [VTBIRD] Attack on a grouse
>
> This morning, while walking my dogs in the Green Mountain National
> Forest, my Standard Poodle brought a Ruffed Grouse carcass to me. It
> was minus its head. By the condition of the bird, I think it may have
> been killed last night.
> Any ideas what might have killed it and just taken the head?
>
>
> Bruce Flewelling
>
> RT. 73, Rochester
>



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