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Taxidermy case of adult male, adult female and two young Eurasian Stone Curlew. According to Edward Hart, writing on 1 May 1927, 'Left (no 1): adult male, March 1877; right (no 2): adult female, November 1897, young and egg. No 1 shot by me at Podney, Christchurch. No 2 shot by me on Burton Meadows, Christchurch. Young and egg obtained at Alton, Hants. Sexes alike, summer and winter plumage the same. Mounted by me'.

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Taxidermy case of adult male, adult female and two young Eurasian Stone Curlew by Edward Hart.

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Eurasian Thick-knee; Eurasian Stone-curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus)
NH.83.3/177
Natural History

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

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Birds
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Burhinus oedicnemus
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Burhinus oedicnemus
previous specimen name:  Burhinus oedicnemus oedicnemus
catalogue title:  Eurasian Thick-knee; Eurasian Stone-curlew
common name:  Eurasian Stone Curlew
previous specimen common name:  Stone Curlew

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; Alton, Hampshire, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Date collected
{earliest=1877, latest=1877, primary=true, value=March 1877; November 1897}
Additional date information
date collected:  March 1877; November 1897 
date collected:  March 1877 
November 1897 
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  1877-05 - 1924
previous owner:  Hall, John  1924 - Undefined
vendor:  Stowe School  1942 - 1983-03-31
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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