smashed Empidonax flycatcher no doubt based on bill, wing bar, and eyering - yellow pin in eye and white around it is eyering (second image); P5 3 mm >P10 (Pyle) so PS; PS calling in woods next to where this one was found
dead for several days judging from the bloating, hair sample saved for SIA study, tossed into vegetation for later skull retrieval
Light tan, circular spots, about 3 feet long, very fat belly
It was a road kill
This small portion of a rattlesnake was found on Sullivan Ridge Fire Road. Cause of death is unknown, but based on condition and location it was likely roadkill or killed by a passing hiker a few days earlier.