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Not a parakeet......what I got.

Discussion in 'Bird Taxidermy' started by John L, Sep 1, 2018.

  1. John L

    John L Active Member

    She said parrotlet looks rough to me. What do you guys think ?
     

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  2. I would agree that it's a parrotlet. On small birds like that, I have found that they can have rough plumage, even when alive. It also has some noticeable molt which contributes to that look. Here's an example of a budgie I did, showing how the feathers can be. Love working on small birds like that!
     

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  3. Museum Man

    Museum Man Well-Known Member

    you might be surprised, It could fluff up and look fine
     
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  4. John L

    John L Active Member

    I hope so, thanks. Not sure what to charge?
     
  5. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    Why not use the same formula that you use to price out other things you mount?
     
  6. jim tucker

    jim tucker Active Member

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