For sale is a Victorian Taxidermy Pied Butcherbird (Cracticus nigrogularis) Study Skin. The pied butcherbird is an native Australian bird, which recently came out of a case with other Australian birds in. This piece butcherbird is in great condition. Please see photos for more details. I’ve never seen another taxidermied before and I believe it’s a very rare piece.
The pied butcherbird (Cracticus nigrogularis) is a songbird native to Australia. Described by John Gould in 1837, it is a black and white bird 28 to 32 cm (11 to 12.5 in) long with a long hooked bill. Its head and throat are black, making a distinctive hood; the mantle and much of the tail and wings are also black. The neck, underparts and outer wing feathers are white. The juvenile and immature birds are predominantly brown and white. As they mature their brown feathers are replaced by black feathers.
This will be sent via 1st class signed for and dispatched within two to three working day’s.
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