Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

From Monday 27 November – Friday 1 December, the Tūhura Science Centre and Tropical Forest will be closed for maintenance. 
We strive to produce the best experience 
for our visitors and this will allow us to make our Science Centre better for years to come.

Violet-green swallow, Tachycineta, Hirundo thalassina, thalassina, AV2594

Physical Description

Study skin of a small bird, with its wings folded back against its body, its tail straight out, and its head tilted so that its beak is pointing up. Legs are straight in line with its tail, and are crossed. Beak is tied closed with black thread.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 25 x 30 x 130mm



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