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New Zealand shoveler, Anas rhynchotis variegata, AV239

Physical Description

Study skin of a medium-sized bird with head turned to the PR side, tail straight, wings folded back against the body, and legs parallel. A piece of string is tied around the PR wing. Further pieces of string are protruding from the back of the head, just posterior to the PL side of the beak, and the posterior abdomen.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 105 x 120 x 430mm



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