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birdshot

A type of small shot—from 0.05 to 0.18 inches in diameter—found in shotgun shells, which is used to hunt birds (e.g., ducks, pheasant) and other small animals.
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Most number 6 birdshot is small in the Targeteer bore.
'Birdshot' is a mystery thriller, featuring a young girl named Maya (Mary Joy Apostol), who accidentally kills an endangered Philippine eagle, and her father (Ku Aquino), who desperately tries to protect her from the authorities.
Due to the nature of the creamy choroidal lesions radiating from the disc and the positive HLA A29 the diagnosis of birdshot retinochoroiditis was made.
The birdshot that killed Sabbagh was fired from a range of eight metres (yards), which normally would cause wounds but not death, he claimed.
My friend Denis helped with the initial shooting using birdshot, buckshot and slugs.
There were no Molotov cocktails or birdshot," alleged a member of Students Against the Coup movement calling herself Manara to Egypt Today.
The characteristic inflammatory changes of the choroid and retina are typically yellow-white foci beneath or in the deep retina and include birdshot chorioretinopathy (BCR), acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy (APMPPE), multiple evanescent white dot syndrome (MEWDS), multifocal choroiditis with panuveitis (MFC), punctate inner choroidopathy (PIC), and acute zonal occult outer retinopathy (AZOOR).
The original tweet, posted by independent journalist Sharif Kouddous, said he had been "hit in the head with birdshot. He's ok" and was retweeted more than 600 times.
Al Wefaq named the dead protester as 17-year-old Ali Hussain Nima and distributed photographs showing a body covered in blood and flecked with birdshot wounds.
A fourth policeman was sentenced in absentia to five years in prison for assault in the wounding of a protester with birdshot, it said.
Summary: CAIRO - Mohamed Abu Hamed, a liberal lawmaker, took the floor in Egypt's Parliament last week, holding in his hands what he said were empty birdshot pellets.
In the second day of protests in the capital Cairo, a protester died of wounds from birdshot fired at close range outside the Interior Ministry, according to a volunteer doctor.