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...> > > > > > -----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 >