Tawny Owl

Taxidermy case of one adult male and one adult female Tawny Owl by Edward Hart.

Taxidermy case of one adult male and one adult female Tawny Owl. According to Edward Hart, writing on 12 April 1927, 'Left (no 1): adult female, 1880; right (no 2): adult male, 1880; nest and young, 1883. Obtained by me at Ramsdown, near Christchurch. From March to October Owlets may be found. The interesting economy of its nesting is not so well known, how the bird incubates the first egg laid, others subsequently laid the baby Owlets hatch. Sexes alike. Summer and winter plumage the same. Mounted by me'.

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