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Mohua, Mohoua ochrocephala, AV11514

Physical Description

Study skin of a small yellow and grey bird, with its body in a straight line with its head and tail. Head is tilted so the beak is pointing up. Legs are crossed in front of the tail. A length of dowel is protruding from the abdominal cavity. Both legs are banded: PL light green over silver, PR yellow over dark green

Research Notes

Autopsy notes: wet, white chin 21mm, small black and white ovaries

Field Collection

Bird captured by DoC as a part of an approved translocation from Catlins Forest to the Hurunui district. Died during transportation and was then sent to Otago Museum from the DoC field office in Owaka.

Maker

Taxidermist: Noel Hyde

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 31 x 160 x 40mm

Sex

Male

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