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Discussion in 'Bird Taxidermy' started by Capercaillie, Jul 15, 2013.

  1. Capercaillie

    Capercaillie New Member

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    Good morning to you all, allow me to introduce myself. I'm a full time English taxidermist who works from home, I mount anything from a small tweetie to a huge Bison whilst sitting in my lounge watching tv and drinking my tea. I shall be hosting for the next two weeks and look forward to you all helping me by submitting more of your great work. I love all the American wildfowl/Game mounts as the quality is amazing, but im begging all you other talented Taxidermists from all over to post as many different species as possible. Im really looking forward to this, I do have my favourites on here so im hoping I will get their support and work too.

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  2. Capercaillie

    Capercaillie New Member

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    Here is one from my good friend Bob Ellis, great taxidermist but crap at posting pictures on the internet!
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  3. Museum Man

    Museum Man Well-Known Member

    very beautiful work
     
  4. Jim McNamara

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    I second that motion, beautiful work and some unique birds too.
     
  5. IU Doug

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    They were a lot easier to kill then they were to mount. Don't know why I had such a hard time with them.
     

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  6. I like the Coot!
     
  7. bigworm

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  8. TWinter

    TWinter Winter taxidermy

    Nice mounts, Ilike the coot display. I have one to mount. Did you use an artificial head? All mounts look nice :)
     
  9. Capercaillie

    Capercaillie New Member

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    How strange is that? I actually gave some Coots to a friend the other day and we were discussing how you never see them mounted. Really nice job on them. Why did you struggle putting them together?
     
  10. IU Doug

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    Thanks guys and gal ;D yes I used artificial heads on those. Not sure what was going wrong for me as all 3 pushed my patience to the max!!! Maybe the downy type feathers and the unique body shape but I don't know what the heck was going wrong. Maybe someone better than me can jump in with a pointer or two.
     
  11. snowhare

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    A Male Black bird

    Rebuild the eye lids , and will paint the beak by the end of the week
     

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  12. RusTax

    RusTax Active Member

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  13. Museum Man

    Museum Man Well-Known Member

    beautiful job snow..the eyelids look perfect in the photo
     
  14. Capercaillie

    Capercaillie New Member

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    Ok so two of my favourites have not let me down with their amazing quality work, cracking Lil Blackbird and the Gos Shoveler combination is just breath taking, thankyou SO much! Now lets see all you others get some of your work on here!
     
  15. Migration

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    Nic work everyone, really like the coot!


    Sent from my DROID RAZR using Ohub Campfire mobile app
     

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  16. kostas

    kostas New Member

    two hours at the noon heat for the little guy
     
  17. rai_red

    rai_red Active Member

    Thanks caper for hosting the next two weeks.
    I think, it was a great start for the first two days that we have had and I can only say, great job everybody and snowy, you did something very special out of a very common bird, I only can say - master -
    From me this week something very special for me, that I have got from a local hunter, who found this bird dead on a field just before some crows tried to feed at it. I could not find any injury or something else at this bird, maybe it ate something wrong after the flood we have had. So, because of this, I have got my first marsh harrier,

    Rainer
     

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  18. rai_red

    rai_red Active Member

    and the head
     

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  19. wolfgang

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    As usual this thread inspires me to work harder. Nothing new for a while but here is a favorite cross of mine.

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  20. Peter Span

    Peter Span Corvids, gotta catch them all!

    Nice boids master snow and rustax 8)