Category Archive: Birds

New Bird Bodies from Shane Smith

Every twenty years or so, a revolutionary new design comes along in taxidermy mannikins which alters the way all future mounts are constructed. With the latest offering of bird mannikins from legendary bird expert Shane Smith of Alabama, we may be witnessing this revolution in the way the taxidermists will mount birds for the next …

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Importing Wildlife and the Law

Imagine if a novice taxidermy enthusiast from the United States is surfing the internet and sees a forum posting offering exotic skulls from Africa. Excited at the thought of adding something truly unique to his collection, he responds to the seller, strikes a deal, and a few weeks later a package arrives at his door. …

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Wild Turkey Taxidermy Displays

Once the hunt is over and you have harvested your trophy wild turkey, you will need to decide how it should be displayed in your home for years to come. There are many choices available to suit different space requirements or any budget, but the first thing to consider is the quality of your specimen. …

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Wild Turkey Field Care Guide

Field care guides for deer are available in many places and quite plentiful on the internet. With turkey season in full swing, I thought it would be good to recap some of the field care methods to help ensure that your trophy bird gets to the taxidermist in good shape. Before the Hunt Taxidermists aren’t …

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