ZooNotes (Jun 2017)

Late Neolithic and Late Antiquity avian finds of Chavdarova Cheshma (Simeonovgrad, Haskovo Region)


Journal volume & issue
Vol. 111, no. -
pp. 1 – 3


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A total of 6 taxa of 1(2) domestic and 4(5) wild birds have been identified, among them two critically endangered (Anser erythropus and Otis tarda), one endangered (Gyps fulvus) and one vulnerable (Aquila chrysaetos). In addition Gallus gallus domestica and Anser anser ? domestica have been recorded. Chicken find came of Late Antiquity (3-4 century AD), and all other finds are dated Late Neolithic (4900-4850 BC).