Huia (Heteralocha Acutirostris)

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Description
Two female and one male taxidermy specimen huia (Heteralocha Acutirostris) in a vitrine case. Displayed in a natural setting, the huia birds are perched on tree branches with surrounding flora and undergrowth on the bottom floor of the case. The vitrine case has a glass front and side windows set into a wooden frame. The case base, top and back are made of wood.
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Media/Materials
Wood, glass, flora, bones and feathers (of huia)
Measurements
673 x 611 x 405 mm (h x w x d) Case
Collection
Department Collection Type
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Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1961/27/6

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