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1494Re: [AK Birding] Chickadee with deformed beak

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  • Chris Maack
    Dec 3, 2006
      Colleen 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.

      Chris Maack
      Anchorage

      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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