great auk measurement,s

Submitted by carlos.t on 11/25/05 at 12:23 PM. ( )

hello doe,s anybody know where i can find the exact measurement,s of a great auk thank,s

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This response submitted by * on 11/25/05 at 7:18 PM. ( * )

Length 75-80 cm
Culmen 85 mm
Bill Depth 50 mm
Wing 160 mm
Tail 75 mm
Tarsus 58 mm
Middle toe 70 mm

These are average measurements
Ref Great Auk Errol Fuller pub. 1999

Are you gunna make a repro

This response submitted by billfur on 11/28/05 at 10:42 PM. ( )

if so i would love to see the finished pictures, and to see any info on how you did it would be a great project and piece

i would like to try one day

This response submitted by carlos.t on 11/30/05 at 4:08 PM. ( )

yes i would like to try one day if i can manage to get some good measurement,s the last two were supposed,ly killed here on the south west of iceland there is one here ill have to go and talk to someone there i was thinking if useing guillimot feather,s or some thing along those line,s any idea,s

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