Added options for "cause of death" field

Hello everyone. Thanks for continuing to add observations to this project. In recent months I've added "cat" and "poison" as possible causes of death, both at the suggestion of project contributors. Other causes might be added in the future. By far the current leader in cause of death is "vehicle," with over 5000 observations, followed by "window" with over 1000. Remember that the cause of death should only be specified if you know with a high level of confidence what led to the bird's death -- please don't guess.

Posted on November 08, 2019 15:53 by cmstinson cmstinson | 1 comments | Leave a comment
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Documents dead wild birds using digital images. No domestic species. Note any known or suspected cause of mortality, please! Also, if appropriate, please consider adding your observation to the "Bird-window collisions" project; this project is not meant to compete with that one, but simply to record birds dead from any source of mortality (vehicle collision, disease, predator, window strike, ...more ↓

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