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Naturalistic mounting of waterfowl, game birds, turkeys, & exotic species.

With the exception of Spring 2024 Turkeys, we are not accepting bird commissions until December, 2024.

Frozen in Flight Taxidermy is an intimate studio setting dedicated to the highest level of quality and excellence. All work is performed exclusively by award-winning taxidermist Robert Olson who listens to the individual needs of each customer.

Competition grade acrylic eyes and hand-made mannequins are utilized in combination with several measurements taken from each bird, ensuring customized and accurate anatomy every time.

Frozen in Flight provides bird taxidermy services for hunters, collectors, museums, pigeon aficionados, chicken enthusiasts and pet owners in the Southeastern USA and beyond.

It is the mission of Frozen in Flight Taxidermy to bring the highest quality bird art into the homes and museums of avian enthusiasts everywhere.


  • Professional, personalized service
  • Over 15 years of experience mounting birds
  • Turnaround time: currently around 18 months
  • Pick-ups and drop-offs available



  • 2016 Virginia Taxidermists Association, Master's Division: Taxidermists' Choice Best Bird
  • 2015 North Carolina Taxidermy Association, Master's Division: 1st Place Waterfowl
  • 2015 Maryland Taxidermy Association (Easter Regional), Master's Division: 1st Place Waterfowl
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Conveniently Located
Pick-up & Delivery Service
  • Frozen in Flight Taxidermy is conveniently located near I-95/I-64 in midtown Richmond, at 3300 West Broad Street, Suite 115, Richmond, VA 23230 USA.

    We are at the corner of West Broad & McTavish, directly across the street from WTVR.

    Our clients who live in the Richmond-Metro Area, including Ashland, Chester, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Mechanicsville, Petersburg and Powhatan can drop off and pick up their birds at our centrally located studio.

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  • We provide pick-up/drop-off services for our bird taxidermy customers in the following areas: Arlington, Charlottesville, Chesapeake, Deltaville, Fredericksburg, Gloucester, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Petersburg, Suffolk, Urbana, Virginia Beach, Washington D.C., Whitestone, Williamsburg, Yorktown, the Eastern Shore, Northern Neck and Peninsula regions
    as well as Maryland and North Carolina for which a small travel fee may apply .

  • All other specimens can easily be shipped to our facility , with the completed mounts shipped back to your door.

    Custom mounts have been prepared for collectors from New York to the United Kingdom.

On Hiatus: Bird Taxidermy Instructional Courses

Due to the high volume of birds to mount, the 3-5 day classes and individual lessons won't be available for the foreseeable future.

If time permits new classes, we'll make an announcement via the Frozen in Flight facebook page or on our 'News' page.