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Taxidermy case of adult male and adult female Marsh Warbler. According to Edward Hart, writing on 18 April 1927, 'Left (no 1): adult female, May 1869; right (no 2) adult male, May 1869; nest and five eggs. Shot by me on the railway embankment running through a small damp osier bed on Burton Farm, Conleys, near Christchurch. Sexes alike, summer resident only. Mounted by me'.

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Taxidermy case of adult male and adult female Marsh Warbler by Edward Hart (male missing).


Marsh Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris)
Natural History

adult male; female
1 item (description level: whole)

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Birds
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Acrocephalus palustris
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Acrocephalus palustris
catalogue title:  Marsh Warbler
common name:  Marsh Warbler
previous specimen common name:  Marsh-Warbler

Hart, Edward
Additional collector information
collector:   Hart, Edward 
Place collected
Burton, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place collected information
collected:  Burton 
Date collected
May 1869
Additional date information
date collected:  May 1869 

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: 4000 g
Additional measurement information
overall: 4000 g

Edward Hart Collection
previous owner:  Hart, Edward  1869-05 - 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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