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Taxidermy case of two adult male and one adult female Bar-tailed Godwit. According to Edward Hart, writing on 5 May 1927, 'Left (no 1): adult male, January 1879, winter plumage; middle (no 2): adult female, January 1879, winter plumage; right (no 3): adult male, September 1879, winter plumage. Shot by me in Christchurch Harbour. Sexes differ in summer plumage, alike in winter plumage. Summer and winter plumage differ. Mounted by me'.

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Taxidermy case of two adult male and one adult female Bar-tailed Godwit by Edward Hart.


Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)
Natural History

adult male; female
3 items (description level: whole)

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Birds
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Limosa lapponica
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Limosa lapponica
previous specimen name:  Limosa lapponica lapponica
catalogue title:  Bar-tailed Godwit
common name:  Bar-tailed Godwit

Hart, Edward
Additional collector information
collector:   Hart, Edward 
Place collected
Christchurch, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place collected information
collected:  Christchurch 
Date collected
January 1879; September 1879
Additional date information
date collected:  January 1879; September 1879 
date collected:  January 1879 

Additional preparator information
preparator:  Hart, Edward 
Christchurch, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made:  Christchurch 
Specimen form
taxidermy case
Additional specimen form information
material: taxidermy case (overall)
overall: 11000 g
Additional measurement information
overall: 11000 g

Edward Hart Collection
previous owner:  Hart, Edward  1879-01 - 1924
vendor:  Stowe School  1942 - 1983-03-31
previous owner:  Hall, John  1924 - Undefined
previous owner:  Hall, Patrick  Undefined - 1942

Related subjects
material:    taxidermy case 

Record created 2000-02-09 by HART DATABASE
Record last updated 2016-09-17 by XGVIEWS

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