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Taxidermy case of adult male and adult female Grey Plover. According to Edward Hart, writing on 3 May 1927, 'Left (no 1): adult female, September 4th 1875, change of plumage; right (no 2): adult male, October 8th 1892, nearly full summer plumage. Shot by me in Christchurch Harbour. 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 and adult female Grey Plover by Edward Hart.

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Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
Natural History

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

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Birds
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Pluvialis squatarola
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Pluvialis squatarola
previous specimen name:  Squatarola squatarola squatarola
catalogue title:  Grey Plover
common name:  Grey Plover

Hart, Edward
Additional collector information
collector:   Hart, Edward 
Place collected
Christchurch, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Date collected
{earliest=1875, latest=1875, primary=true, value=4 September 1875; 8 October 1892}
Additional date information
date collected:  4 September 1875; 8 October 1892 
date collected:  4 September 1875 
8 October 1892 
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: 7000 g
Additional measurement information
overall: 7000 g

Edward Hart Collection
previous owner:  Hart, Edward  1875-09-04 - 1924
vendor:  Stowe School  1942 - 1983-03-31
previous owner:  Hall, John  1924 - Undefined
previous owner:  Hall, Patrick  Undefined - 1942

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material:    taxidermy case 

Record created 2000-02-09 by HART DATABASE
Record last updated 2016-09-17 by XGVIEWS