ARGUS TAIL FEATHER
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ARGUS PHEASANT TAIL FEATHER
These Argus primary tail feathers are so spectacular we don't want to cut them. The Argus pheasant primary tail feathers are the longest feathers in the world.

Argus Pheasant Primary Tail Feather
Matched Set of Argus Pheasant Primary
Tail Feathers. It is difficult to capture a photo
with the true essence of these feathers, because
they are so long and narrow, we had to stand
10 feet away in order for the feather to fit in
the camera frame. These feathers are from
a male Argus Pheasant

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Argus Pheasant Primary Tail Feather
Close-Up Views showing different sections.
The tips are beyond repair, but that seems normal
for all Argus Pheasants Primary Tail Feathers
LENGTH: 56 inches (4' 8")
WIDTH: 4-5 inches

Complete Argus Pheasant Primary Tail Feathers are very rare. When available they are usually cut in sections and sold by the inch.

Argus Pheasant Primary Tail Feather
Argus Pheasant Primary Tail Feather
Close-Up View showing the detailed design.

The Argus Pheasant has some of the most spectacular feathers in nature.

ARGUS BODY FEATHERS
ARGUS SECONDARY WING FEATHER

When buying complete bird skins, the skin should be pliable and scrapped clean of any residue.

Commercially available bird skins and feathers bought in a fly tying shop will be clean and have uniform color when dyed. If acquiring bird skins and feathers from other sources then precautions should to be taken to avoid insects or other pests that could infest your fly tying supplies.

FEATHER CARE AND STORAGE
Some general advice about cleaning
and storage of feathers.

ANATOMY OF A FEATHER
Description and parts of a feather

BUYING AND SELECTING FEATHERS
What to look for when buying feathers.
As a beginner we bought a lot of worthless
and damaged feathers. This page will help
in the selection of good quality feathers.
 

MATCHING FEATHERS
How to match and pair feathers when tying
feather wings on a fly.

FLY TYING FEATHERS:
AM-GOLD PHEASANT
ARGUS BODY FEATHERS
ARGUS HEN QUILL FEATHERS
ARGUS PRIMARY TAIL FEATHERS
ARGUS SECONDARY WING
BANKSIAN COCKATOO
BARRED WOOD DUCK FEATHERS
BIOTS (GOOSE / TURKEY)
BLUE EARED PHEASANT
BLUE EDGED MANTLE BODY
BRONZE MALLARD FEATHERS
BUSTARD FLORICAN FEATHERS
BUSTARD KORI FEATHERS

CDC FEATHERS

CHATTERER
CHUKAR SKINS
COQ DE LEON
COTINGA
CRANE FEATHERS
EMU FEATHERS
GADWALL DUCK FLANK
GOLDEN PHEASANT SKINS
GOLDEN PHEASANT CREST
GOLDEN PHEASANT TAIL
GOLDEN PHEASANT TIPPETS
GOOSE SHOULDER FEATHERS
GRAY PEACOCK SINGLE EYES
GUINEA FOWL FEATHERS
HUNGARIAN PARTRIDGE
INDIAN CROW
JAY
JUNGLE COCK
KINGFISHER
LADY AMHERST CENTER TAIL
LADY AMHERST TIPPETS
LEMON DUCK FEATHERS
MACAW TAIL FEATHERS
MALAY PEACOCK SINGLE EYE
MALLARD SIDE FEATHERS
MALLARD WINGS
OSTRICH HERL
PARROT FEATHERS
PEACOCK FEATHERS
PEACOCK HERL
PEACOCK NECK FEATHERS
PEACOCK QUILL FEATHERS
PEACOCK SWORD FEATHERS
RINGNECK PHEASANT
SCARLET MACAW
SILVER PHEASANT
STARLING SKIN
SWAN FEATHERS
TEAL FEATHERS
TURKEY FEATHERS

WOOD DUCK FEATHERS

HACKLE FEATHERS
Hackle feathers are a complete subject in themselves and these pages will sort through some of the confusion.

MARABOU FEATHERS
Marabou are fluffy feathers that have a breathing action in the water.

FLY TYING INSTRUCTION
http://www.flytyinginstruction.com
Fly tying equipment and materials
reference guide. Learn how to tie
flies for fishing and display.

FLY TYING FEATHERS
ARGUS PHEASANT TAIL FEATHER