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    Posted 4 months ago

    fortapache
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    Not sure what to call the case and not sure what sort of bird this is. Also no clue about how old it is. Looks like it got the shabby chic treatment.
    The bird is about 4 1/2" long so that should give you an idea of size and scale as should photo #4. Dimensions of the case are 8" wide x 6" deep x 11 tall.
    Also note this comes with a nest or possibly 2 nests, one on top of the other. I was able to separate the top nest from the bottom nest but not sure if that is how the birds built it or if it is two separate nests.
    Haven't gotten any oddities/taxidermy for a bit but this is a triple threat with an interesting case, bird and nest.

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    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 4 months ago
      Very alive looking bird, nice one fort - perhaps a goldfinch I'm guessing
    2. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 months ago
      Looks like a Goldfinch to me as well. It is very alive looking.
    3. Watchsearcher Watchsearcher, 4 months ago
      I have a similar case. Now, where to find a dead bird nesting? Headed outside now!
      (Just joking!)
      Really DO find it interesting as we have similar birds, alive though, who frequent our feeders.
    4. fortapache fortapache, 4 months ago
      Thank you very much Newfld. Looks like some sort of finch yes.

      Thank you very much Scott. Can't quite match the marking possibly not north American.
    5. fortapache fortapache, 4 months ago
      Thank you very much Watchsearcher. We have a reddish bird that looks similar.
    6. fortapache fortapache, 4 months ago
      Thank you
      fattytail
      Newfld
      elanski
      jscott0363
      Watchsearcher
      bobby725
      Brunswick
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      aura
      iggy
    7. fortapache fortapache, 4 months ago
      Thank you
      SEAN68
      ho2cultcha

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