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THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO UPLAND BIRD TAXIDERMY: HOW TO PREPARE & PRESERVE PHEASANTS, GROUSE, QUAIL, & O
Author: Todd Triplett
Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), Aug 2005
Veteran taxidermist covers every aspect of upland bird taxidermy. B&W photos & illus.; 6x9 inches, 224 pgs.
To preserve the memory of a special day afield, many hunters like to have their birds mounted, for display in special spots in home or cabin. In this all-inclusive, illustrated workbook, veteran taxidermist Todd Triplett covers every aspect of upland bird taxidermy.
Chapters included are:
. Skinning and fleshing
. Preservation methods
. Prepping for mounting, and choosing mounting options
. Using references
. Habitat scenery or display attachments
. Manikins and wrapping bodies for skeletal and muscular structure replacement
. Special tips for individual species, including quail, grouse (ruffed & other subspecies), pheasant, woodcock, chukars
. Delicate birds
. Specialty mounts
. Dealing with fleshy areas
. Much more