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Taxidermy case of two adult male and one adult female European Golden Plover. According to Edward Hart, writing on 4 April 1927, 'Left (no 1): adult male, April 28th 1876, summer plumage; middle (no 2): adult female, August 18th 1876, summer plumage; right (no 3): adult male, January 1881, winter plumage. Shot by me at Portfields, Christchurch. Sexes differ in summer plumage. Alike in winter. Summer and winter plumage differ. Mounted by me'.

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Taxidermy case of two adult male and one adult female European Golden Plover by Edward Hart.


European Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria)
Natural History

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

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Birds
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Pluvialis apricaria
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Pluvialis apricaria
previous specimen name:  Charadrius apricarius apricarius
catalogue title:  European Golden Plover
common name:  European Golden Plover
previous specimen common name:  Southern Golden Plover

Hart, Edward
Additional collector information
  Hart, Edward 
Place collected
Christchurch, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place collected information
collected:  Christchurch 
Date collected
28 April 1876; 18 August 1876; January 1881
Additional date information
date collected:  28 April 1876; 18 August 1876; January 1881 
date collected:  28 April 1876 
date collected:  18 August 1876 

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  1876-04-28 - 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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