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BOTM April 2019

Discussion in 'Bird Taxidermy' started by BrookeSFD16, Apr 1, 2019.

  1. BrookeSFD16

    BrookeSFD16 Well-Known Member

    BOTM is a critique free thread where all can post thier finished mounts. Thank you to all who participate.
     
  2. crablover

    crablover Active Member

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  3. GotHonks

    GotHonks Member

    Boy , love that Can scene .... Great Job love the habitat you created .. Killed lots of Ringers and never seen one like this ...although I never shoot hens so maybe that's why ....great work
     
  4. Hey Crablover, those mounts you been posting look awful familiar!! Love them good job as usual
     
  5. bucksnort10

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  6. crablover

    crablover Active Member

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    thanks so much! bartered for some new cowboy boots and a 6 pac
     
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  8. byrdman

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    sure that ringneck is not just a molted out drake has drake flank feathers coming in and hens have brown eyes
     
  9. Bout time you getcha a pair and go on with it!!
     
  10. byrdman

    byrdman Well-Known Member

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    Feather.... man grow a pair dude ... was asking a question..... no critique at all on the mount itself.... drake or hen ..... older hens can change plumage but do they change eye color?
     
  11. My personal Ringer I took to the Iowa show this past weekend. I killed this bird on a hunt with some buddies on the river 6 years ago. I love how curvy the whole piece turned out. For those of you up that way, you should definitely check out the Iowa show next year. Or you could be crazy like me and drive over 1,200 miles! Great people and a really great time!
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  12. Great looking bird
     
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  13. Mario Pinocci

    Mario Pinocci M.V.P. Waterfowl Taxidermy

    Just completed the MTA convention in Masters Division Placed two 1st places on my Cinnamon Teals and Won the Competitors Award / Matuska with my Cinnamon Teal, Merriam Turkey, Long Tailed Ducks and Reeves Pheasant. Reeves.jpg Teal.jpg Turkey.jpg Long Tailed Ducks.jpg
     
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2019
  14. Mario Pinocci

    Mario Pinocci M.V.P. Waterfowl Taxidermy

    Here is 2 more birds that were at the MTA this weekend. Placed high 2nds on both pieces. Had 8 pieces total. 2 - 1st, 6 - 2nd and Matuska / Competitors Award Atlantic Brant.jpg Majestic Black Pheasant.jpg
     
  15. BrookeSFD16

    BrookeSFD16 Well-Known Member

    Congratulations Mario! No swans?
     
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  16. Mario Pinocci

    Mario Pinocci M.V.P. Waterfowl Taxidermy

    After doing 13 customer swans so far this year. I am tired.:)
     
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  18. little fred

    little fred R.I.P all my fallen taxidermy brother's

    killer job JEFF
    As always. Bro
     
  19. 3bears

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    a couple of less than prime prairie chickens that went out recently and one from a while ago that was a late season, DSCN3098.JPG nice bird DSCN3630.JPG
     
  20. wa

    wa Thanks John...this depicts me better

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