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Commentary

Taxidermy case of two female 'reversion of sex' Eurasian Black Grouse. According to Edward Hart, writing on 5 May 1927, 'Nos 1 and 2: Grey Hens which have assumed male plumage. Killed at Corsemalzie, Whanphill, Wigtownshire, Scotland. September 29th 1891, September 23rd 1892. Presented to me by Mr G. M. Gordon. Mounted by me'.

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Taxidermy case of two female 'reversion of sex' Eurasian Black Grouse by Edward Hart.

Details

Eurasian Black Grouse (Lyrurus tetrix)
NH.83.3/247
Natural History

adult female
2 items (description level: whole)

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Birds
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Lyrurus tetrix
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Lyrurus tetrix
catalogue title:  Eurasian Black Grouse
common name:  Eurasian Black Grouse
previous specimen common name:  Grey Hen

Place collected
Corsemalzie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place collected information
collected:  Corsemalzie 
Date collected
29 September 1891; 23 September 1892
Additional date information
date collected:  29 September 1891; 23 September 1892 
date collected:  29 September 1891 

Additional preparator information
preparator:  Hart, Edward 
Place
Christchurch, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made:  Christchurch 
Specimen form
taxidermy case
Additional specimen form information
material: taxidermy case (overall)
Measurements
overall: 15000 g
Additional measurement information
overall: 15000 g

Edward Hart Collection
Provenance
previous owner:  Gordon, G. M.  Undefined - 1924
previous owner:  Hart, Edward  1942 - 1983-03-31
vendor:  Stowe School  1924 - Undefined
previous owner:  Hall, John  Undefined - 1942
previous owner:  Hall, Patrick 


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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