Marabou is a turkey body feather. It has a fluid, lifelike breathing action that makes it incredibly useful for fly tying. Marabou can be used for streamers, tails, bodies, throats, collars, wings, and backs.
Wooly Bugger Marabou has a shorter fiber and a larger, stiffer center shaft, making it a good choice for Wooly Buggers. It comes strung, in 1⁄8 ounce packages.
Strung Marabou has a longer fiber with a very fine center shaft, making it ideal for streamer wings and tailing on many streamers. Some tiers also use this style for Wooly Buggers. It comes strung, in 1⁄4 ounce packages.