Artist Monique Habraken has come up with an alternative to taxidermy that preserves the beauty of a bird’s plumage without making the corpse a decorative curio. Check out the exquisite tapestry she made with the complete set of feathers of one Mallard. I can see this becoming a trend. What bird would you love a plumage tapestry of?

Written by Mike
Mike is a leading authority in the field of standardized test preparation, but he's also a traveler who fully expects to see every bird in the world. Besides founding 10,000 Birds in 2003, Mike has also created a number of other entertaining but now extirpated nature blog resources, particularly the Nature Blog Network and I and the Bird.