The skull is 4 to 6 inches long and still has tendons attached. I found this on a beach in central California, which leads me to think it's probably from a seabird. I believe this is from a smaller scavenger bird.

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  • $\begingroup$ I don't think the photos came through. $\endgroup$ – kmm May 8 '20 at 17:28
  • $\begingroup$ Welcome to Biology.SE! Can you please measure the skull and edit your post to include the more accurate estimate. 4-6 inches is a very large range and a more precise value may be critical for getting a correct identification. In the future please also proofread your posts and makes sure that the image has been uploaded. Thanks! 😊 $\endgroup$ – tyersome May 9 '20 at 3:41
  • $\begingroup$ Certainly a seabird, with the tubenose. Possibly a giant petrel or one of the other Procellariidae. Please post an exact size. $\endgroup$ – RHA May 10 '20 at 8:11

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