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A skull and mandible of a Royal Albatross (Diomedea epomophora).
Accession No
A78.532

Name/Title
Skull of either a Grey-headed (Diomedea chrysostoma) or a Yellow-nosed Mollymawk (Diomedea chlororhnchos). Salmon pink paper label attached to skull reads as follows: "Yellow nosed Mollymawk (Diomedea chlororhynchus) / Stony Riv Mouth 3. VIII . 75" on one side but handwritten note on other side by Ron Lamberts states he suspects it is in fact a Grey-headed mollymawk.
Accession No
A78.531

Name/Title
Skull and mandible of an albatross. Discoloured (yellowy). Salmon pink paper label attached states as follows: "Sooty Albatross / Ellesmere spit / 27/7/71". Skull has some bones missing.
Accession No
A78.529

Skull and mandible of a Short-tailed Shearwater. Labelled "17". Mounted on a piece of wood. Sticker attached to wood reads as follows: "Short Tailed / Shearwater / (Puffinus / tenuirostris) / Bell Block / 8.4.69 C. Paulin". Salmon pink paper label attached to skull reads as follows: "17 Short tailed shearwater / (Puffinus tenuirostris) / Bell Block / 8.4.69 C. Paulin."
Accession No
A78.527

Skeleton of a Sooty Shearwater. Vertebrae and ribs still connected (partially wired together). Salmon pink paper label reads as follows: "Sooty Shearwater / (Puffinus griseus) / Bell Block (N.P.) / C. Paulin / 3.1.69."
Accession No
A78.526

Skull and mandible of a Thin-billed Prion. The main skull is white in colour along with most of the beak. The top part of the beak around the nostril is black. The large eye sockets can be seen on either side of the skull. The beak curves at the end.
Accession No
A78.522

Skull and mandible of an Antarctic Prion. Can see the eye sockets and the large nostrils on top of the beak. The beak is black and white. There are some delicate bones inside and around the eye sockets.
Accession No
A78.521

Skull and mandible of a Salvin's Prion. Black beak.
Accession No
A78.520

Name/Title
Skull and mandible of a Fairy Prion. Black beak with several feathers attached.
Accession No
A78.518

Skull and mandible of a Grey-faced Petrel. Mandible glued to a small board. Labelled "4" in black ink.
Accession No
A78.516

Skull and mandible of a white-headed petrel mounted on a small board. Labelled "24" in black ink.
Accession No
A78.515

Skull of a Southern Giant Petrel. It is only the top part of the skull with the lower mandible missing as well as some of the minute delicate bones around the eye sockets.
Accession No
A78.513

Skull of a Southern Giant Petrel - discoloured at back of head.
Accession No
A78.512

Skeleton of a Southern Giant Petrel contained in a clear plastic bag.
Accession No
A78.511

Bone of a skeleton of a Southern Giant Petrel - wired together.
Accession No
A78.510

Name/Title
Skull and mandible with black beak. (Some bones missing). Paper label attached reads as follows: "Daption capensis / Cape Pigeon / New Plymouth / July 1975".
Accession No
A78.508

Name/Title
A little Egret (Egretta garzetta immaculata). The entire plumage is white and it has fine long dorsal plumes and shorter ones on the foreneck. It is mounted in a standing position with wings closed and feet together on a piece of black wood.
Accession No
A70.799

Name/Title
White Heron (Egretta alba modesta). Entire plumage white. Fine dorsal plumes extending beyond the tail. The bill has been painted yellow. Patch of skin missing from neck. One claw missing.
Accession No
A70.798

Name/Title
A Paradise Duck mounted on a piece of wood. Position is standing with wings closed. Brown, cream and chestnut colourings with blue/green sheen. This is the male of the species.
Accession No
A70.794

Name/Title
Marsh Crake (Porzana pusilla affinis). Upper surface orangey brown mottled with black and white. Under surface pale ashy grey. Lower abdomen and under tail coverts blackish brown barred with white. Toes missing.
Accession No
A70.793

Name/Title
Yellowhead (Mohoua ochrocephala). Head, neck and undersurface canary yellow. Upper surface yellowish brown.
Accession No
A70.792

Name/Title
A brown creeper (Finschia novaeseelandiae). The upper surface is brown and tinged with grey on the hind neck and rump. The tail is orange/brown with a dark brown band. The under surface is white streaked with beige and grey. The specimen is mounted on a stick inserted into a dark wooden base. It is mounted with its wings and tail spread.
Accession No
A70.791

Name/Title
Male Tomtit (Petroica macrocephala macrocephala). Head and upper surface black. White spot over bill. White alar band on black wings. Black tail, outer feathers have an oblique white band. Breast and abdomen pale yellow. Grey patch on under surface where outer feathers are missing. Right wing missing.
Accession No
A70.790

A male Ring Necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) specimen mounted in a standing position with the left leg in front of the right on a rectangular piece of wood. Wings closed.
Accession No
A70.788

Name/Title
A New Zealand Pigeon (kereru) mounted on a branch. Has a red berry in its bill. Perched position with wings closed and head slightly turned to the left. Colourings of metallic green, white, and chestnut/purple.
Accession No
A70.787
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