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Kakapo, Strigops habroptilus, AV450

Physical Description

Study skin of a juvenile bird mounted in natural standing position. Head and tail are held up. Head is slightly curved to the right. Downy feathers covering the whole body and head. Right leg is missing. Stuffing material can be seen in the ventral surface. Fragile specimen.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 40 x 30 x 75mm

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