The main body is worked in 60/2 cotton lace thread in a darning stitch
|Darning stitch body|
|Fishbone stitch feathers|
The eyelet eye is in 60/2 cotton lace thread and the ladder stitch branch is a cotton a broder cordonnet with 50/3 lace thread for the pulled stitches and a single strand of Retours trailed on the outside edge. I have also worked the beak in padded satin stitch with stranded cotton.
|Eyelet and ladder stitch|