-Size: 3&½"L x 1&½"W x 1&½"H
-Species: Fratercula corniculata
-Notes: Horned puffins are named for the fleshy, horn-like growth above their eyes. Puffins are also known as the sea parrot because of the large yellow, orange and red beaks they sport during courtship and breeding. This colorful outer layer is shed before they return to the open ocean from their nesting burrows. Puffins can "fly" underwater with their wings to catch small fish. 1-part skull (jaw glued to cranium).
-Size: 2¼"L x 1"W x 1"H -Species: Cyanocitta cristata -Notes: The blue jay is a large songbird (9-12 inches long) found from Texas to Florida and up through Southern Canada. It is easily identified by its distinctive coloring-various shades of bright blue on its upperparts, grayish white on its underparts,...
-Size: 6"L x 2&¼"W x 2&¼"H -Species: Gymnogyps califonianus -Notes: The California condor is a New World vulture native to North America and historically ranged the entire Pacific coast. The largest flying bird in North America, the condor became extinct in the wild in the late 1980’s due to lead poisoning, habitat destruction...
-Size: 8"L x 1&¾" W x 2"H -Species: Grus canadensis -Notes: Sandhill cranes are common from Alaska through the US and Cuba and Siberia. Both parents care for their young for about 10 months and have elaborate courtship dances. They can live for over 20 years. 1-part skull (jaw glued to cranium).