Image: Sheldon restoring a Riflebird

Sheldon restoring a Riflebird

Sheldon cleans individual feathers of this Riflebird using a solution of CMC (carboxymethylcellulose), Terric N8 (detergent), and distilled water. Feathers are brushed with the solution onto blotting paper to draw out dirt, and finally rinsed with clean distilled water

Photographer:
Kate Jones
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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