Long-Tailed Duck - Oiva Toikka Birds Nuutajärvi Finland
Long-Tailed Duck glassbird by Oiva Toikka. These birds have a metallic lustre. They are green and partly brownish on the tail, and have a clear head.
You can read about Long-Tailed Duck (Alli) on page 18 in the book "Birds by Toikka".
We have two of these at the moment. Judged from the signatures A is of a slightly earlier production than B.
Elsewhere on this site you can find erlier versions of the Long-Tailed Duck. Those variants have a rounder body and are not metallic. On the last picture you see one representative of each side by side.
Size: A: 190mm x 130mm B: 185mm x 110mm Condition: Excellent Signature: A: O.Toikka Nuutajärvi (in handwriting) B: O.Toikka Nuutajärvi