Date: 9/21/19 5:09 pm From: JAMES SPEICHER <jugornought...> Subject: [MDBirding] Re: Best Bike Ride Feather today
All guessed Wild Turkey, which was my guess. Many remarked on its beauty.
BTW there was only the feather and no carcass, so not a road kill situation...
On Fri, Sep 20, 2019 at 4:55 PM JAMES SPEICHER <jugornought...> wrote:
> I chanced upon this feather near the end of my ride. The locale is mostly > cornfields with a narrow bit of woodland at one edge and a bordering > housing area. It's probably not a great puzzle about ID, but here it is > for your enjoyment, if not puzzlement. > > The first image is DENSE if necessary for investigation, but the others > are low KB resolution... > > Not a lot of vocals other than Jay and Crows and likely RTHAs... > > Sad to see in today's WAPOST the article [North America has lost > nearly...] about the loss of 3 BIL birds over the past 1/2 century... > > Jim Speicher > BroadRun/Burkittsville area > [FR] Frederick County > WA Co. MOS member > C&O count coordinator >