Aspects Regarding the Morphology of Trunk Skeleton from the Common Buzzard (Buteo Buteo)

Carmen BIŢOIU, C. BELU, G. PREDOI, B. GEORGESCU, I. DUMITRESCU, D. MOISA

Abstract


Common buzzard is one of the most common birds found in the perimeter of airports in Romania, for his reason often can be involved in various incidents due to collision with the air frames. Identification of the bodies in such cases can be done quickly if we known the bone morphology, due to the fact that, often, the only elements that can be studied are the bones or bone fragments, eventually remains of feathers. The specimens used in this study were the cases found in cases Henri Coanda Airport – Bucharest. It was noticed the number of vertebrae of each region, the aspect of cranial and caudal terminal faces, morphology of spinal and transverse processes and how are joined beetwen them. There were made studies of the sutures beetwen synsacrum and the coxal bones. It was appreciated the sternum and ribs morphology and finally it was photographed the most representative aspects.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15835/buasvmcn-vm:1:68:6731


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