Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

Otago Museum is open in Level 1. We are using NZ Covid Tracer or Rippl for contact tracing, please download, or use our Wi-Fi on arrival.

Blackbird, Turdus merula, AV3183

Physical Description

Study skin of medium-sized bird with head pointing towards the PL side, tail straight, wings folded back against the body, and legs crossed. Some downy feathers are visible. The beak and legs have string tied around them.

Field Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 54 x 61 x 280mm

Sex

Female

All Rights Reserved