"Berrington's Favourite" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 113
"A general favourite on the Usk."
Tags berrington, usk,


  • Tag: Silver twist, scarlet silk
  • Tail: Ibis, Jungle Cock
  • Body: Two turns of scarlet, dark orange Seal's fur
  • Rib: Oval silver
  • Throat:  Dark coch-a-bonddu
  • Underwing: Light mottled Turkey
  • Wing: Two strips of dark mottled Turkey
  • Horns: Blue Macaw

Cites list

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Animal Substitutes
Jungle Cock

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and scarlet silk.
TAIL. Ibis, and point of Jungle.
BODY. Two turns of scarlet Seal's fur, followed by dark orange Seal's fur.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
THROAT. A dark coch-a-bonddu.
WINGS. Two strips of dark mottled Turkey over an underwing of light mottled Turkey.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Tinsel - Twist Silver      
Silk Scarlet      
Tail Ibis
Latin: Eudocimus ruber
Feather Red      
Jungle Cock
Latin: Gallus sonneratii
Feather - Neck Natural
Body Seal Fur
Two turns
Seal Fur Orange - Dark      
Rib Tinsel - Oval Silver      
Throat Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Coch-y-bonddhu
Other Turkey
Latin: Genus: Meleagris
Mottled, light
Wing Turkey
Latin: Genus: Meleagris
Mottled, dark
Horns Macaw
Latin: Tribe: Arini
Feather - Tail Blue      

Materials in pattern

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