Ortolan

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The Ortolan (Emberiza hortulana) is a songbird native to western Eurasia. I just discovered that these birds are captured, fattened, drowned in brandy, plucked, roasted, and consumed whole (bones and all) in some places. This Telegraph article describes it. Very strange.

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