Mysterious dead bird in yard

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WillyPete
Posts: 14
Joined: Sat May 28, 2022 3:43 pm
Location: NE Arkansas

Too big to be a Martin, but what is it ?
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C.C.Martins
Posts: 2915
Joined: Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:15 am
Location: Corpus Christi Tx
Martin Colony History: 2016- Visitors.
2017- 5 pair. 15 fledged
2018- 18 pair. 85 fledged
2019- 17 pair. 81 fledged
2020- 25 pair. 111 fledged
2021- 28 pair. 118 fledged
2022- 33 pair. 151 fledged
2023- 33 pair. 165 fledged
2024- 40 pair. 185 fledged
HOSP: 66. Starlings: 30
Home colony: mix natural, super, Troyer and excluder gourds, enlarged compartment house. All SREH.
Satellite colony: Oso Bay Preserve: 40 PMCA excluder gourds, 6 room trio mini castle with troyer tunnels and enlarged compartments.
2019: Visitors
2020: 3 pair, 11 fledged
2021: 10 pair, 30 fledged
2022: 11 pair, 35 fledged
2023: 18 pair, 101 fledged
2024: 39 pair, 181 fledged
PMCA member

Looks like a grackle or starling.
A good house sparrow is a dead house sparrow.
Martintown33
Posts: 1049
Joined: Tue Jun 01, 2021 6:21 pm
Location: Laplace,La
Martin Colony History: Colony started in 1998. 2 s&k modified houses and gourd rack

Yep. Looks like a grackle or starling.. yellow beak makes me think starling..
Rob
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Laplace, La
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