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    Anyone know what this protrusion on the neck of a black headed gull may be?

    Plastic of some sort? Bird was acting normally and only noticed after checking the images

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    No idea! Interesting image though. Almost looks like part of something too large and sharp it ate protruded out - kinda like another bird's foot/claw. Difficult to tell.
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    The colour looks like some sort of crustacean but who knows

    I would like to think the bird wasn't so stupid or hungry that it would rip its own throat trying to swallow something

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    I have seen something like this on the egrets, too. Here is one example. I don't know if it's the same protrusion but it looks very similar from the look of it.

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