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Commentary

Taxidermy case of three adult male, three adult female and three young Baillon's Crake (three young birds missing). According to Edward Hart, writing on 6 May 1927, 'Middle Left (no 1): adult female, summer plumage, September 1863; (no 2): adult male, summer plumage, October 1875; (no 3): adult male, summer plumage, June 1866; (no 4): adult female, summer plumage, July 1886; (no 5): adult male, summer plumage, October 1886; (no 6): adult female, summer plumage, September 1894; three young, 7th July 1882. Taken from a brood of six or more. Obtained by me in Ogber and Burton Meadows, Christchurch. Sexes differ; summer and winter plumage differ. Mounted by me'.

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Taxidermy case of three adult male, three adult female and three young Baillon's Crake by Edward Hart (three young birds missing).

Details

Baillon's Crake (Porzana pusilla)
NH.83.3/239
Natural History

adult; young male; female
6 items (description level: whole)

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Birds
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Porzana pusilla
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Porzana pusilla
previous specimen name:  Porzana pusilla intermedia
catalogue title:  Baillon's Crake
common name:  Baillon's Crake

Collector
Hart, Edward
Additional collector information
collector:   Hart, Edward 
Place collected
Christchurch, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe; Burton, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place collected information
collected:  Christchurch 
collected:  Burton 
Date collected
September 1863; October 1875; June 1866; July 1886; October 1886; September 1894; 7 July 1882
Additional date information
date collected:  September 1863; October 1875; June 1866; July 1886; October 1886; September 1894; 7 July 1882 
date collected:  September 1863 
date collected:  October 1875 
date collected:  June 1866 
date collected:  July 1886 
date collected:  October 1886 
date collected:  September 1894 

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: 12000 g
Additional measurement information
overall: 12000 g

Edward Hart Collection
Provenance
previous owner:  Hart, Edward  1863-09 - 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

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