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Kea, Nestor notabilis, AV418

Physical Description

Study skin of a big sized bird with head and tail in line with the body. Head is facing backwards. Both wings are folded against its body. Legs are parallel and held straight. Skeletal part has very small amount of flesh attached and is still in one piece so has connective tissue holding the bones together.

Research Notes

Likely Adult - No yellow ring around the eyes —Dr Cilla Wehi


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - complete study skin): 70 x 95 x 460mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - incomplete skeleton): 90 x 130 x 180mm

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