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Spine tail, Orthonyx temminckii, AV1452

Physical Description

Two birds mounted in a standing position facing each other on one base. Each bird has its wings folded back against its body. This specimen is on the left when looking at the mount with the birds turned toward the viewer. Its body is lowered and held horizontally, with head turned slightly toward its PR side.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 125 x 90 x 345mm



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