Bird egg: Fiordland crested penguin, Tawaki, Eudyptes pachyrhynchus; Frances Sha...
Bird egg: Fiordland crested penguin, Tawaki, Eudyptes pachyrhynchusAbout this object
Shell of a Fiordland crested penguin egg which has been blown. Very pale cream coloured ovoid shell with some staining.There is a pencil inscription around blowing hole on the egg: Tufted penguin, Mr Cook.Maker
egg shell/Animal Product, 0 - Whole
Length (mm): 78mm (1/4ft)
Diameter (mm): 52mm (3/16ft)
Shakespear CollectionCredit Line
Gift of the Shakespear familyObject Type