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    1. Rabbits and other burrowing animals tend to die underground. Some birds are killed by other birds, and cats of course. But I just wonder where the thousands of bird corpses disappear to. ๐Ÿ™‚
      Best wishes, Pete.

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  1. It seems that nature has a way to clean up after itself. Though I did have an unsettling experience earlier this year when after a lot of commotion and noise, I found a very large dead crow in my backyard, something I’d never seen before. It was even more unsettling when another appeared the next day! A crow war? Had they come to my yard to die? In both cases my husband buried them; it hasn’t happened since.

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    1. We have wood pigeons killed by local cats occasionally. But think about big cities. London had countless thousands of pigeons, as well as many seagulls. But all the time I lived there, I never saw a dead one, unless it was in the road, run over by a car. It has always interested me. ๐Ÿ™‚
      Best wishes, Pete.

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    1. No doubt many do get eaten, Stevie. But there are hundreds if not thousands of birds in this area, and I have only seen two dead ones in the last three years. I have to assume that they decompose very rapidly. ๐Ÿ™‚
      Best wishes, Pete.

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