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New Zealand pigeon, Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae novaeseelandiae, AV371

Physical Description

Study skin of a large bird with head straight, tail pointing to the PR side, wings folded back against the body, and legs parallel (pointing inwards). Head is somewhat loose. There is a piece of string protruding from below the chest.
Carcass stored in a one-litre glass jar with plastic screw-top lid.

Field Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - study skin): 77 x 127 x 435mm

Sex

Female

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