The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #99531   Message #1984225
Posted By: beardedbruce
02-Mar-07 - 02:57 PM
Thread Name: BS: Where do Birds go to Die?
Subject: RE: BS: Where do Birds go to Die?
Various scavangers?

Birds are (usually) small, and would be removed as a food source by many animals if the bird were stationary and on the ground- as dead ones often are.

How often do you see dead mice, voles, or other small animals?

It takes a while to finish eating a deer- hence the number seen dead along roads in this area.

I once watched ( near work) a deer carcass over a week being reduced to just a skull.