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Snow Petrel, Pagadroma nivea, AV092

Physical Description

Study skin of a small white-feathered sea bird, with its body in a straight line with its head and tail. Wings are folded against the body, legs are straight, and head is tilted so the beak is pointing forward. Has a length of wooden dowel protruding from the abdominal cavity in front of the tail.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 75 x 345 x 100mm



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