TXY 105 – Bird Taxidermy

Credit Hours: 6

Course Description

This course covers bird taxidermy, including the application of commercial forms, artificial heads, and wrapped bodies. Emphasis is placed on federal laws governing migratory birds and techniques used to skin, degrease, preserve, and mount specimens. Upon completion, students should be able to skin, degrease, preserve, and mount birds to achieve a life-like appearance, including proper color restoration. This is a diploma-level course.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 9

Clinical Hours: 0