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Do birds go somewhere to die?

Tue, 9th Aug 2016

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Michelle Perrins asked:

I would like to know where birds go to die? The only dead birds I have seen are from road kill, a cat/dog's kill or a baby bird that fell out of the nest.

Answer

We put this to Eleanor Drinkwater, from the University of Cambridge...Bird

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Yes. The ground.

~ exothermic, Sat, 27th Aug 2016



The only reason even you saw them in the first place was because you got there before the scavengers did. exothermic, Sat, 27th Aug 2016

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