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Tūī, Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae novaeseelandiae, AV667

Physical Description

Study skin of medium-sized bird with body and tail straight, wings folded back against the body, and legs parallel. There are some feathers missing from above and below the beak, as well as the dorsal surface of the neck. There is a thick, wooden stick protruding from the abdomen.

Field Collection

Recorded as Wm Smyth on catalogue card.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 45 x 52 x 240mm

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