19 January 2007
A SNOWY EGRET
Maker unknown, North Carolina
Original paint with moderate wear. Small amount of filler added to tiny chip at tip of bill a long time ago.
15½ in. long
Purchased from Adele Earnest
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Likely made of cyprus root, these little beauties were referred to as "Scoggins" along the outer banks of North Carolina, where the locals shot them for food.
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