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Bird Mounting Class Schedule  
   
  • Specimen handling and care, tagging
  • Anatomy and structure
  • Proper measurements
  • Skinning, fleshing, washing and soaking
16 hours
   
  • Preserving
  • Manikin selection
  • Manikin preparation
  • Mounting
  • Performing necessary repairs and covering of imperfections of mount
  • Feather placement
16 hours
   
  • Finish work
    The instructor will demonstrate how to finish the bird mounts because they are not completely dry.
4 hours
  • Business lectures at various times.
 
 
 

Class Requirements

  • Each student will mount one bird standing and one bird flying.
  • A natural habitant base will be made for the mounts.
   

Specimens:Students may bring their own specimens (provided that they are properly cared for) or obtain specimens at a cost from American Institute of Taxidermy.

NOTE:In a taxidermy class, a student receives hands-on training and personal attention which will enable a student to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become a qualified taxidermist.

   

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
After completion of the each taxidermy course, a Certificate of Completion is given to the student.

Bird mount Certificate of Completion

Class Size: No more than 10 students will be allowed to enroll per course.

 
 
 
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