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Taxidermy case of adult male Caspian Tern. According to Edward Hart, writing on 7 May 1927, '(No 1): adult male, Autumn of 1852. Shot by the Hon. Grantley F. Berkeley at Highcliff, Mudeford, Christchurch Harbour. Sexes alike. Summer and winter plumage differ. Not known by whom mounted'.

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Taxidermy case of adult male Caspian Tern by Edward Hart.


Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia)
Natural History

adult male
1 item (description level: whole)

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Birds
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Hydroprogne caspia
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Hydroprogne caspia
catalogue title:  Caspian Tern
common name:  Caspian Tern

Berkeley, F. Grantley, Hon.
Additional collector information
collector:   Berkeley, Grantley F. 
Place collected
Mudeford, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place collected information
collected:  Mudeford 
Date collected
Autumn 1852
Additional date information
date collected:  Autumn 1852 

Additional preparator information
preparator:  Hart, Edward 
Christchurch, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
Specimen form
taxidermy case
Additional specimen form information
material: taxidermy case (overall)
overall: 12000 g
Additional measurement information
overall: 12000 g

Edward Hart Collection
previous owner:  Hart, Edward  Undefined - 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