Looking for Scarlet Macaw feathers

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by Flyfish1985, Jan 11, 2016.

  1. Flyfish1985

    Flyfish1985 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,

    I am posting because I was wondering if anyone had Scarlet Macaw feathers that they would be willing to part with. I tie flies and Scarlet Macaw is one of the feathers called for in some of the patterns that I tie. I would be looking for the wing covert feathers that are yellow with the blue tips and also the center tail feathers from the bird. Lastly I would be looking for the powder blue colored tail coverts. Here are a few photos of some of the flies that I have tied and also the feathers that I am looking for. If you have some of these feathers and would be willing to part with them shoot me a PM.

    Thanks,

    Zach

    Wing Covert Feathers.
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    Tail Covert Feathers
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    Center Tail Feathers
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    Here are a few flies that I have tied as well.
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  2. poorfarm

    poorfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Got Moluccan cockatoo feathers if that helps? You must be after some REALLY big fish![​IMG]
     
  3. Life is Good!

    Life is Good! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try finding a local bird rescue. I know the one we volunteered at would save feathers to exchange for donations from folks looking for feathers.
    You could also try etsy and/or ebay/craigslist. Good luck!
    Beautiful flies by the way! They're amazing!
     

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