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Birds

Blue Jay

This well-known bird was immortalized by Ski Country in 1978 with an issue of 2400 4/5 and 1200 minis.
Price: $94 (4/5 size) or $69(mini)

Robin

The herald of Spring was released in mini size only in 1975. 1200 pieces are unique in that no space was made or the Ski Country label.
Price: $76 (mini)

Gila Woodpecker

This was design for the Arizona Market. 1200 4/5 issued in 1972 were followed in 1973 by 3000 minis.
Price: $79 (4/5 size) or $41 (mini)

Barn Swallows

The base of this design is unusual, featuring a distinctive nest of baby birds. 3600 4/5 and 2016 minis were released in 1977.
Price: $58 (4/5 size) or $46 (mini)

Ivorybill Woodpecker

Ski Country's only other woodpecker to date was released in 1976 2400 4/5 and 2016 minis.
Price: $54 (4/5 size) or $40 (mini)

 

Flycatcher

The scissor-tailed flycatcher is the state bird of Oklahoma, but was issued nationally in 1979. This is considered by many to be Ski Country's most delicate and intricate design. 4200 750 ml. and 3600 minis were released in 1979.
Price: $153 (4/5 size) or $67 (mini)

 

Black Swan

This is the third Ski Country decanter issued in cooperation with an Australian winery. Also known as the Australian Black Swan, 3300 4/5 and 1800 minis were released in 1974.
Price: $59 (4/5 size) or $60 (mini)

 

Peacock

The mini was released first, in January 1973 and the 4/5 later that year. 2004 4/5 and 3000 minis were modeled after the Indian or Blue Peacock.
Price: $114 (4/5 size) or $75 (mini)

 

Peace Dove

This all-white bird was released in 1973; 2400 4/5 and 3000 minis.
Price: $70 (4/5 size) or $38 (mini)

 

Passenger Pigeons

This was the first time Ski Country depicted a species of wildlife which is completely extinct. Donald Malick provided the original artwork. 1800 750 ml. and 1200 minis were released in 1983.
Price: $137 (4/5 size) or $67 (mini)

 

Baltimore Oriole

This design is notable for its bright, contrasting colors. 3600 4/5 and 2016 minis were released in 1977.
Price: $70 (4/5 size) or $33 (mini)

 

Cardinal

Note the design differences in the two sizes. 1200 minis released in 1977 and 2400 4/5 followed in 1979.
Price: $86 (4/5 size) or $63 (mini)

 

Penguin Family

This is designed as Antarctica's Emperor Penguin. It is a very good example of air brush decorating creating realistic textures. 3600 4/5 and 3000 minis were released in 1978.
Price: $71 (4/5 size) or $37 (mini)

 

Whooping Crane

This bird is currently on the endangered species list, therefore the decanter is marked with the endangered species symbol. 932 minis and 804 750 ml. were issued.
Price: $63 (4/5 size) or $58 (mini)

 

Fighting Game Cock

3600 750 ml. were issued in 1980 and sold primarily in South Carolina. Donald Malick was the artist for the design. 2400 minis were released in 1982. Both sizes included a wooden base.
Price: $177 (4/5 size) or $52 (mini)

 

Brown Pelican

Louisiana's state bird was released in 1976; 2400 4/5 and 2016 minis.
Price: $63 (4/5 size) or $37 (mini)

 

Redwing Blackbird

3600 4/5 were released in 1977 and followed by 2016 minis in 1978.
Price: $45 (4/5 size) or $31 (mini)

 

Condor

Also known as the California Condor, this bird was on the near-extinction list for some time. Ski Country issued 3000 4/5 and 2400 minis in 1973.
Price: $63 (4/5 size) or $40 (mini)

 

Meadowlark

This was created as a semi-exclusive for a North Dakota distributor. 4200 750 ml. and 3600 minis were produced in 1980. Donald Malick provided the artwork.
Price: $63 (4/5 size) or $35 (mini)

 

Gamecock - Survivor

Sold exclusively in South Carolina 1983.
Price: $85 (4/5 size) or $35 (mini)

 

Golden Pheasant

A colorful and exotic decanter with reds, various shades of green, blue and yellow form the basis for this beautiful creation.
Price: $66 (mini black) or $40 (mini white)

 

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