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Rifleman, Acanthisitta chloris, AV9118

Physical Description

Study skin of a rifleman, with body curled with legs up as though in a death pose. Feels as though skeleton is still inside the skin.

Field Collection

Found caught in a netting fence near house. Dead, but fresh.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 20 x 45 x 65mm

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