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White-Cheeked Turaco Wing Feathers by CabinetCuriosities White-Cheeked Turaco Wing Feathers by CabinetCuriosities
Species: Tauraco leucotis
Origin: bred specimen
Length: 15-17cm
Location: Wing

I would be willed to trade one or two of those.
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:iconredtezka:
RedTezka Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi! I love your feathers! what are you looking for in the trade?
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CabinetCuriosities Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
I'm mostly looking for skulls I don't have yet.
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Woodswallow Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wooaah :omg: Was für Schönheiten!!
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Alyssa-Rice Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ohhhh turacos <3 I'm training one of these beautiful jungle chickens at work. They are just so cute! I have a whole pile of their feathers. 
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CabinetCuriosities Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
OMG, you're so lucky to get in touch with them, I would die to! :heart:
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00BlacKBerrY00 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Student General Artist
I would love to own one of these, just to see if the pigment is coming out of the feather if i add water on it :D
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CabinetCuriosities Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Why should it? That wouldn't make sense at all ;)
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00BlacKBerrY00 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Student General Artist
I heard turacos are the only birds which have natural green and red pigments in their feathers and that if you soak a feather in a glass of water, the water turns pink! I would like to see myself if it's true :D
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CabinetCuriosities Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
But that wouldn't make sense because they wouldn't be that colourful then anymore. They live in rainforests with lots of rain... and feathers are covered with an oil to make them water-repellend.
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00BlacKBerrY00 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Student General Artist
I don't know, it's just what I read on many sites and that's why I was so curious to try.
And about the rain...
It is often assumed that this coloration will wash out when the birds are bathing or after heavy rains, but this is true only if the water used for bathing happens to be very alkaline. Source, [link] .
I'm not implying that what is written on Wikipedia is necessarily true, but as i said before i wanted to try this little experiment and see for myself.
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CabinetCuriosities Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Okay, that's interesting.

But as I work in a laboratory and work with alkaline solutions a lot, I assume that it would happen with almost every colorful feather, not only Turaco ones ;)
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00BlacKBerrY00 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Student General Artist
Really? :O
It's very curious that these things are written only when it comes to turacos, though.
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CabinetCuriosities Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Unfortunately I don't have sodium hydroxide at home, otherwise I would have tried it ;)
Not with the turaco feathers, though, since they were too expensive.
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:iconhawkfeathercollector:
How much do you want for one?
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:iconcabinetcuriosities:
CabinetCuriosities Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
They are not for sale.
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Hawkfeathercollector Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013
*gasps* I love them! I'll look at you're trade list...
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JumpKayaJump Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013
Thanks! :heart: [link]
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whenwolveshowl Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
i would trade you some pheasants feathers, but i only have one at the moment and i want to keep that one and besides that at the end of the feather it is bit stuffed
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CabinetCuriosities Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
If you want:

We can make you a nice feather package for a small penny.
Like 10€ shipping included - with different feathers. So that your feather collection will grow ;)
We can't throw in Turaco feathers since they were extremely expensive but we have a lot of other pretty cool feathers.
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whenwolveshowl Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
hmm maybe next month xD unless you want to do a small feather trade i have a few magpie, crow and am getting some duck and chicken feathers soon
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ebtihalien Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
amazing , Thank you :rose:
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PrinzLoon Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
Ich denke ich möchte eine^^
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CabinetCuriosities Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Was hast du denn anzubieten? (Bin Christina) :)
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PrinzLoon Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
uff keine ahnung^^ suchst du zZ was bestimmtes? =)
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CabinetCuriosities Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Ich bin eigentlich fast nur an Schädeln interessiert, Ausnahme sind manchmal "Vogelteile" ;)
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PrinzLoon Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
pff... xD Die einzigen ''Vogelteile'' die ich (nochnichtmal) habe sind die von euch. :D

Habe zwar noch einen Vogelschädel aber da ist der Schnabelkram nicht dran, kein unterkiefer und glaube nur ne Möwe oder so..^^ Denke das ist uninteressant! :P

Verdammt, ich glaube wir kommen auf keinen grünen Zweig..
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CabinetCuriosities Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Ich befürchte auch :/
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PrinzLoon Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
verflixt >.<
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