1494Re: [AK Birding] Chickadee with deformed beak
- Dec 3, 2006Colleen Handel at USGS is still interested in deformed bill sightings
(any species). They are now seeing them in NW Crows.
I think her number is still 786-3418.
On Dec 3, 2006, at 2:23 PM, twisted_birch wrote:
> I have a black cap chickadee frequenting my dish feeder in the backyard
> that has an upper beak that is curved and about 3 x the length of its
> head and the lower beak is about the length of the head. The bird eats
> by placing its head sideways to the dish. I am not sure if anyone is
> tracking what I think is deformation but did want to let someone know
> in case there is interest.
> I am near 88th and Northwood.
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