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Cock of the Rock

This is a noisey, conspicous colorful inhabitant of semi-open forests and woodlands. Often seen gathering in small fussing groups in thickets or shrubs, males posturing by lowering their wings to expose the bright rump patch. Breeding begins in February, clutch size 2 to 4 blue eggs. Frequently hybridize with Lemon-rumped Tanager.

Tying with Cock of the Rock Feathers

Salmon tiers have known that these feathers make great additions to known or creative patterns.

They can be used for tails, sides and cheeks. As an Indian crow sub they make great veilings for body sections.

Larger feathers can even be wrapped as hackles or throats on smaller salmon flies. Steelhead tiers will find many uses as well for the bright red feathers will draw considerable attention in the water.

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Andean - 4 Pairs $0.00  

 

 

 

 

     
Guanian - 4 Pairs $0.00  

 

 

 

 

 

 


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P. s. scutatus - 5 Pairs / Lot #1 $45.00  

These are some nice feathers. The color is vibrant. I've put together assortments of 4 pairs.

There is some variation, so if there's certain sizes you're looking for, please contact me and I'll email you some pictures.

 

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Softbills

Whoever named this group of birds "softbills" was obviously never close enough to be pinched by a toucan or speared by a heron's beak!

Members of this group vary considerably. here you will find everything from turacos that feed exclusivly on leaves and petals to carnivores kingfishers.

However, one thing all have in common is that as babies, they are all born helpless and dependent on their parents care.


Softbill Species:

 

eurasian jay

blue cotingas

sunbittern

pomador cotinga

fruit crow

flamed tanager

toucan

fairy bluebird

pond heron

tiger heron

asian kingfisher

african kingfisher

golden breasted starling

 
           


Quick links to other exotics:

 

 

pheasants

partridge

grouse

softbills

quail

junglefowl

peafowl

hookbills

guineafowl

turkey

bustards

ratites

cranes

waterfowl

pigeons and doves

 

 


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