Category Archives: specimen preparation

My new blog is up.

You can find it here. Hope you enjoy reading it as much as you have this one!

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Feather Conservation Course

On Wednesday and Thursday I attended a feather conservation workshop delivered by conservator Allyson Rae. The course was held at the Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Study Centre. Note that while there is a picture of a bundle of cassowary feathers … Continue reading

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Bird preparation videos

I’ve been meaning to post a step by step guide on how to skin birds with photos, but the truth is it’s extremely difficult to plan this, especially when I’m working on a bird and have to stop every few … Continue reading

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