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Taxidermy case of adult male, immature male and adult female Black-tailed Godwit. According to Edward Hart, writing on 5 May 1927, 'Left (no 1): immature male, October 3rd 1884; middle (no 2): adult male, May 10th 1875, summer plumage; right (no 3): adult female, May 10th 1875, summer plumage. Shot by me at Mudeford, 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, immature male and adult female Black-tailed Godwit by Edward Hart (immature male missing).

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Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)
Natural History

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

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Birds
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Limosa limosa
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Limosa limosa
previous specimen name:  Limosa limosa limosa
catalogue title:  Black-tailed Godwit
common name:  Black-tailed Godwit

Hart, Edward
Additional collector information
collector:   Hart, Edward 
Place collected
Mudeford, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Date collected
{earliest=1884, latest=1884, primary=true, value=3 October 1884; 10 May 1875}
Additional date information
date collected:  3 October 1884; 10 May 1875 
date collected:  3 October 1884 
10 May 1875 
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  1875-05-10 - 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