Conference 2006 Results

The Guild of Taxidermists Conference Competitions

held at Hayes Conference Centre in Derbyshire on 1st to 2nd April 2006 celebrating the Guild's 30th anniversary

Programme 2006

Best in Show

Kudu Head by Phil Leggett

Best Theme

Goshawk by Mike Gadd

Professional Fish Winner

First Fish
Grayling by Peter Scott

Professional Bird Winners

Professional Mammal Winners

Professional Game Head Winners

Amateur Winners 2006

Best Amateur & Amateur Game Head Winner

Wild Boar Head
by Gary Boreham

Amateur Bird Winner

Joint Second Bird
Snow Bunting by Brynja Davidsdottir

Amateur Mammal Winner

First Mammal
Badger by Steve Heyes

Credits 2006

Higher Credits

Brown Rat
by Emily Mayer

Standard Credits

Other Items from the Show 2006

Lectures 2006

CARL CHURCH on mounting a harris hawk.

Group Photo 2006

Results List 2006

Prize Awards

Best in Show
Kudu - Phil Leggett

Wagstaffe Trophy (Best Case)
Gyr/Lanner X - Peter Summers

Norfolk Trophy (Best Groundwork)
Gyr/Lanner X - Peter Summers

Best Theme
Goshawk - Mike Gadd

Don Sharp Memorial Trophy (Services to the Guild)
Kim McDonald

Professional Bird
Joint 1st: Bar-tailed Godwit - Peter Summers
Joint 1st: Arctic Tern - Peter Summers
3rd: Ferruginous Hawk - Dave Hornbrook

Professional Mammal
1st: Wolverine - Dave Hollingworth
2nd: Otter - James Dickinson
3rd: Pine Marten - Dave Hornbrook

Professional Fish
1st: Grayling - Peter Scott
2nd: Salmon - Phil Leggett
3rd: Rudd - Peter Scott

Professional Game Head
1st: Kudu - Phil Leggett
Joint 2nd: White-tailed Deer - Dave Hollingworth
Joint 2nd: Hyena - Dave Hollingworth
Joint 2nd: Elk - Gary Tatterton

Best Amateur
Boar Head - Gary Boreham

Amateur Bird
1st: Ptarmigan - Brynja Davidsdottir
Joint 2nd: Snow Bunting - Brynja Davidsdottir
Joint 2nd: Duyvembode's Lory - Rob Marshall

Amateur Mammal
1st: Badger - Steve Heyes
2nd: Ermine - Dennis Baker
3rd: Badger - Gary Boreham

Amateur Game Head
1st: Wild Boar - Gary Boreham
2nd: none
3rd: none

Credits Awarded

Higher Credits

  • Emily Mayer - Rat
  • Peter Summers - Arctic Tern

Standard Credits

  • Gary Boreham - Wild Boar Head
  • Carl Church - Toucan and Turkey Vulture
  • Brynja Davidsdottir - Snow Bunting
  • Dave Hollingworth - White-tailed Deer Head, Hyena Head and Wolverine
  • Dave Hornbrook - Pine Marten and Ferrugineous Hawk
  • Mike Gadd - Goshawk and Kingfisher
  • Phil Leggett - Kudu and Salmon
  • Colin Scott - Keel-billed Toucan
  • Peter Scott - Eel, Ruff (x2) and Grayling
  • Peter Summers - Blackcock, Waxwing, Bar-tailed Godwit, Arctic Tern, Sandwich Tern, Kingfisher and Gyr/Lanner Hybrid
  • Gary Tatterton - Elk Head, Roe Head and Caribou Head

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