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Mystery Cache

Weasel's Outdoor Lesson #3--BIRDS

A cache by The Weasel Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 6/14/2010
In Iowa, United States
5 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: not chosen (not chosen)

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Geocache Description:

This is a tricky little puzzle cache placed in Marion.

Have you ever been walking down a trail or path to a cache and see a feather on the ground and wondered what bird it went to? Here's your chance to learn a few of them!!

When solving the feathers, ALL birds only use one name. For example, a red headed woodpecker would be just be a woodpecker.

Many people might not know that I actually have a degree in Parks and Natural Resources. I decided I that I should place a cache with the knowledge I learned while studying for my degree.

All of the feathers below are from birds that can be found in Iowa and you may have seen before but just didn't know who they belonged to.







Cache is located at.....

N 42 00.ABC
W 091 34.DEF

A = 4th letter of bird plus 1
B = 5th letter of bird subtract 1
C = 3rd letter of bird subtract 8
D = 4th letter of bird subtract 2
E = 4th letter of bird plus 1
F = 4th letter of bird plus 4

You can check your answers for this puzzle on

Additional Hints (Decrypt)


O=Url Fhtne

P=Xvat Zvqnf

Q=Ebova Jvyyvnzf


S=Abg n thl ohg..?

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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Last Updated: on 5/1/2017 7:28:04 PM Pacific Daylight Time (2:28 AM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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