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Kea, Nestor notabilis, AV420

Physical Description

Study skin of a big sized bird with head and tail in line with the body. Head is curved to the right. Both wings are folded against its body, but slightly opened. Legs are paralell and held straight. Specimen is opened on its midline in the ventral side. Stuffing material is apparent in the ventral region of the body.

Research Notes

Likely Adult - No yellow ring around the eyes —Dr Cilla Wehi

Field Collection

Cause of death: specimen was shot.

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 60 x 200 x 470mm

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