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 by cmstinson cmstinson, November 08, 2019 15:53

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Fishing gear, oil spills are frequent causes of death in our seabirds or shorebirds. I bet injestion of litter is too, but is not an obvious cause, or evacuation/starvation.

Posted by cspnl 7 days ago (Flag)

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