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PostSubject: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 10:52 am

Dear friends and fellow collectors....

I have pleasure in announcing a new CollectA bird figurine representing North America which will be part of the CollectA Woodlands series.  A woodpecker was long requested and so I persuaded CollectA to create this particular species.  One that I have always found fascinating growing up and reading about in natural history books - when I was younger it was presumed extinct but it has recently been rediscovered!  Why not go choose an elusive and intriguing species rather than a common woodpecker?  I hope some of you at least will agree with the choice.  

This particular pose was chosen by CollectA.  Another new bird species never before made by any past or current brand.  The photo shown is of the prototype so you will understand that there are subtle differences between a prototype which is highly detailed and the final plastic model. I have had no involvement in the sculpting of this model but I must say that in my opinion the sculpting standards have increased dramatically over the last few years - I am very pleased and hope you will be too.

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:02 am

Shocked affraid cyclops Applause INCREDIBLE!!
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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:09 am

HOLY HAMSTER affraid

It is so enormously, incredibly wonderful bounce cheers Applause

I hope so much that the final version will be alsmost a lovely as this one drunken

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:17 am

It looks beautiful! I like CollectA birds very much and this one is just amazing Very Happy Also, the tree trunk is beautifully made, great colour and detail Applause

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:59 am

One can almost see the larvae inside the trunk! Congratulations! Another master piece from Collecta.

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 12:39 pm

A really great modell indeed Applause    It looks sooo realistic, surely a master piece from Collecta cheers
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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 12:58 pm

fantastic !!! absolutely gorgeous !! Incredible !! CollectA I love you

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:52 pm

Haha, I think my neighbors will be thinking: What the heck is she screaming about Laughing

I love it, I want it, I need it <3

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 2:43 pm

Wow, that is fabulous. What a great model of a great bird.

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 3:10 pm

wow!!!!!!!!!

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 3:58 pm

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fantastic !!! absolutely gorgeous !! Incredible !! CollectA I love you

Beautiful details, I just hope it is not too big! Applause cheers I love you drunken bounce bounce jocolor study
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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 4:51 pm

Amazing! This looks like a resin piece. CollectA truly seems to shine with birds. No wonder they make such great dinosaurs.
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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:01 pm

Beautieful bird specie :)

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:10 pm

Great species! And I didn't even know that they were rediscovered, how awesome is that?! cheers
I love the trunk, it has so many details!

So tomorrow no other wildlife figurines?

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:35 pm

I agree with the choice Numaan cheers  I also agree with the pose Applause and with the colors... And the sculpting... and... I agree drunken Applause Applause Applause Applause

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 6:09 pm

More announcement will be due tomorrow....

This is the first of TWO new wild birds for 2017....second one will be announced soon and if you think this species is great then just wait and see till you see the second one......

One clue: It is from Africa.......
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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 6:23 pm

Stunning!
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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 6:28 pm

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More announcement will be due tomorrow....

This is the first of TWO new wild birds for 2017....second one will be announced soon and if you think this species is great then just wait and see till you see the second one......

One clue: It is from Africa.......

Hey cruel you, there is a lot of incredible birds in Africa scratch

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 6:55 pm

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More announcement will be due tomorrow....

This is the first of TWO new wild birds for 2017....second one will be announced soon and if you think this species is great then just wait and see till you see the second one......

One clue: It is from Africa.......

Hey cruel you, there is a lot of incredible birds in Africa scratch

Oh I hope a crowned crane bounce bounce bounce

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 7:06 pm

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More announcement will be due tomorrow....

This is the first of TWO new wild birds for 2017....second one will be announced soon and if you think this species is great then just wait and see till you see the second one......

One clue: It is from Africa.......

Some type of weaver bird?? (Do I say that correctly, weaver?) bounce bounce bounce


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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 7:30 pm

hope its a secretary bird or crowned crane cyclops drunken cheers

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:40 pm

Thank you, can't wait till tomorrow! Very Happy I also think it's a Crowned crane or a Secretary, a lot of people wanted these birds for a long time.

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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:50 pm

I don't collect extant stuff but this guy is impressive
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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:06 pm

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hope its a secretary bird or crowned crane cyclops drunken cheers

Me too Very Happy Wink bounce bounce bounce I love you
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PostSubject: Re: COLLECTA 2017: WOODLANDS- Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (88802)   Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:29 pm

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hope its a secretary bird or crowned crane cyclops drunken cheers

Me too Very Happy Wink bounce bounce bounce I love you

That's the ones I was thinking about too Wink

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