sixth-extinction: A rare taxidermy of a great …

sixth-extinction:

A rare taxidermy of a great auk (Pinguinus impennis) in winter plumage.

“According to the Copenhagen Museum, this specimen was taken in 1842 at
Sydgrionland (Fiskaernes), Greenland by E. Hage. Windeballe notes that
it is an adult with many bill grooves with worn primaries and tail
feathers in winter plumage.” [x]