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A dried inflated bilobed swim bladder from a porcupine fish species. It is a golden colour with darker markings. The bladder is hollow and light.
Accession No
A100.553

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A small fragment of dried Moa skin. It is irregular shaped and a light brown colour.
Accession No
A100.645

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A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured with black speckles. There is a hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.233

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A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured golden markings. There is a hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.234

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A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured with black speckles. There is a hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.235

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A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured golden markings. There is a hole at either end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.236

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A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured. There is a hole at one end of the egg. A piece of string is tied to a bit of wood inside the egg.
Accession No
A102.237

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A Emu egg. It is large and oval shaped. It is a dark grey and brown colour. It has a small hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.238

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A Emu egg. It is large and oval shaped. It is a dark grey colour. It has a small hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.239

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A Emu egg. It is large and oval shaped. It is a dark grey colour. It has a small hole at either end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.240

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A Emu egg. It is large and oval shaped. It is a dark grey colour. It has a small hole at either end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.241

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A male grey duck (Anas superciliosa superciliosa) speciman. Head and hind neck streaked with white. Yellowish white superciliary streak. Uppersurface dark brown. The feathers margined in fulvous white. Dark brown wings with glossy green speculum. Throat fulvous white. Undersurface white streaked with brown.
Accession No
A64.916

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Glass case displaying ten humming birds. Family Trochilidae. Mounted with wings and tails spread out. Variation in colour and size. Displayed with ferns and grasses under. Came from the Estate of Colonel Messenger.
Accession No
A64.923

A wooden case with glass front containing two birds:
1. Little Black Shag (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris) - Also known as a little black cormorant.
2. Black Shag - Kawau-tua-whenua - (Phalacrocorax carbo) - also known as a great cormorant and a black cormorant.
Accession No
A64.927

Light-mantled Sooty Albatross (Phoebetria palpebrata). Head sooty brown. White ring around eyes. Back and under surface brownish grey. Wings and tail dark sooty brown. Most of the tail feathers missing. Bill black, the groove in the lower mandible painted blue.
Accession No
A64.932

An Erect-crested penguin (Eduyptes sclateri) specimen mounted on a plain black wooden exhibition mount.
Accession No
A64.933

A female North Island brown Kiwi (Apteryx australis mantelli) with a grey-black head and neck, a dark back streaked with black, and paler grey-brown underparts. It has brown feet and a long slightly curved bill. It is mounted on a piece of rough wood.
Accession No
A64.953

A male Australasian Harrier (Circus approximans) specimen which has been mounted with a shining cuckoo under its claws while positioned on a short length of rounded wood.
Accession No
A64.959

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An immature black backed gull (Larus dominicanus) specimen mounted on a round wooden board in a standing position with wings closed.
Accession No
A64.961

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A piopio (South Island Thrush) (Turnagra capensis capensis) specimen mounted on a 'Y' shaped lichen covered branch.
Accession No
A64.988

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A collection of 24 bones from the flipper of a blue whale ( Balaenoptera musculus ).Some of these bones have been partly reconstructed with plaster and painted.
Accession No
A70.606

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Puffinus griseus. A sooty shearwater with a blackish brown upper surface . The tail wing primaries and secondaries are black. Under surface greyish brown. The bill is slate brown. It is mounted on a rectangular piece of rough timber - wings are closed and it is seated slightly with its webbed feet at the front.
Accession No
A70.651

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A Hochstetter's frog ( Leiopelma hochstetteri ) specimen preserved in formalin and contained in a glass specimen jar. The specimen has a dark brown back and its ventral side is dark brown and speckled. The outer layer appears to be flaking off. Toes partially webbed.
Accession No
A70.685

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Two eggs in formalin in a glass specimen jar. The eggs have been tentatively identified as Tuatara eggs.
Accession No
A70.691

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A Striped skink specimen (Leidopisma striatum) preserved in formalin. It has a brown back with grey dorsolateral bands. Ventral side speckled. Tail is cream. Appears to have become discoloured - probably due to the lizard having shed its tail and regrown another.
Accession No
A70.736
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