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Taxidermy case of immature male Balearic Shearwater and immature Manx Shearwater. According to Edward Hart, writing on 1 May 1927, '(No 1): immature male. Shot by Colonel Townsend (of Gundemoor, Mudeford) near the Shingles in Christchurch Bay, August 1859, and afterwards identified by H. E. Dresser as the Levantine Shearwater from the Mediterranean and Black Sea. (No 2): 'Manx' Shearwater of the same age, put in for comparison, September 15th 1873. Mounted by me'.

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Taxidermy case of immature male Balearic Shearwater and immature Manx Shearwater by Edward Hart.


Manx Shearwater; Balearic Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus; Puffinus mauretanicus)
Natural History

juvenile male
2 items (description level: whole)

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Birds
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Puffinus puffinus; Puffinus mauretanicus
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Puffinus puffinus
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Puffinus mauretanicus
previous specimen name:  Puffinus puffinus mauretanicus
catalogue title:  Manx Shearwater; Balearic Shearwater
common name:  Manx Shearwater
common name:  Balearic Shearwater
previous specimen common name:  Western Mediterranean Shearwater
previous specimen common name:  Levantine Shearwater

Townsend, Colonel
Additional collector information
collector:  Townsend, Colonel 
Place collected
Christchurch, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place collected information
collected:  Christchurch 
Date collected
August 1859; 15 September 1873
Additional date information
date collected: 
date collected: 

Additional preparator information
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)

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

Related people
mounted by:  Hart, Edward 
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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