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Blackbird, Turdus merula, AV3167

Physical Description

Study skin of a medium-sized bird with head oriented towards the PL side, tail straight, wings folded back against the body, and legs crossed. Some downy feathers are visible. The wings are held in place by a piece of string tied around the specimen. Feels like the skin may be stuffed with fibre, but impossible to tell without opening up the specimen.

Field Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 45 x 63 x 245mm

Sex

Male

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