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Taxidermy case of adult male, adult female and two young European Golden Plover. According to Edward Hart, writing on 1 May 1927, 'Bottom left (no 1): adult female, April 30th 1919, summer plumage; top left (no 2): adult male, April 30th 1919, summer plumage; bottom middle (no 3): young, June 12th 1919; right (no 4): young, June 12th 1919. All of the above were obtained at Kildonan, Sutherlandshire and presented to me by Miss A. Radcliffe. Females are generally the larger. Sexes differ in summer plumage, alike in winter plumage. Summer and winter plumage differ. Mounted by me'.

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

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European Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria)
Natural History

young; adult male; female
4 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

Place collected
Kildonan, Highland, Scotland, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Date collected
{earliest=1919, latest=1919, primary=true, value=30 April 1919; 12 June 1919}
Additional date information
date collected:  30 April 1919; 12 June 1919 
date collected:  30 April 1919 
12 June 1919 
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: 6000 g
Additional measurement information
overall: 6000 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