Holding and examining the bird
I trap the bird in my right hand and transfer the bird to my left hand. The birds head goes between my first two fingers.
With the birds head caught, the bird's feet will rest on the thumb.
With the bird immobilzed, all of the bird can be examined. 
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Click here to skull the bird.
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