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Bird Feather

Description:

A light grey feather.

Habitat:

Found in our forest in Albion under the trees, Maple Ridge,BC, North America. Temperate rain forest.

Notes:

My little sister found this feather and the nest in the background.

9 Comments

FeatherEnthusiast
FeatherEnthusiast 4 years ago

Looks like a pigeon primary wing feather

Gabe39
Gabe39 4 years ago

Beautiful!!

Eva McEachern
Eva McEachern 5 years ago

The feather is 6 1/2 inches including the quill.

Eva McEachern
Eva McEachern 5 years ago

Thanks Heather R and ForestDragon for your help. I have added a picture of the front of the feather. The nest has nothing to do with this spotting.

Eva McEachern
Eva McEachern 5 years ago

Thanks Becky!

Heather R
Heather R 5 years ago

1) What size is it? If it's large it could be a goose or some such type bird; if it's smaller it could be a jay, a gull, etc.

2) Was the feather in the nest, or are they separate finds?

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 5 years ago

Nice find. I have moved this to the Birds section for you. I do not think this is a crow feather as it is not black. It is possible that it is a gull feather (looking at the shape). Do you have any more images so we can see the other side?

This is a very beautiful spotting Eva!

RebeccaMceachern
RebeccaMceachern 5 years ago

I love how something so simple is so beautiful.

Eva McEachern
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Eva McEachern

British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Jul 2, 2016
Submitted on Jul 5, 2016

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