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Commentary

Taxidermy case of adult male and adult female Eurasian Oyster Catcher. According to Edward Hart, writing on 1 May 1927, 'Left (no 1): adult female, 1880, summer plumage; right (no 2): adult male, May 1880, summer plumage, nest and eggs. Obtained by me at Long Rocks, Hengistbury, Christchurch. Sexes alike, summer and winter plumage differ. Mounted by me'.

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Taxidermy case of adult male and adult female Eurasian Oyster Catcher by Edward Hart.

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Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)
NH.83.3/178
Natural History

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

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Birds
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Haematopus ostralegus
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Haematopus ostralegus
previous specimen name:  Haematopus ostralegus ostralegus
catalogue title:  Eurasian Oystercatcher
common name:  Eurasian Oystercatcher
previous specimen common name:  Oyster-Catcher

Collector
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
May 1880
Additional date information
date collected:  May 1880 

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: 13000 g
Additional measurement information
overall: 13000 g

Edward Hart Collection
Provenance
previous owner:  Hart, Edward  1880-05 - 1924
previous owner:  Hall, John  1924 - Undefined
vendor:  Stowe School  1942 - 1983-03-31
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