Taxidermy case of two adult female, two adult male and one immature male Merlin by Edward Hart.
Taxidermy case of two adult female, two adult male and one immature male Merlin. According to Edward Hart, writing on 16 April 1927, 'Bottom left (no 1): adult female, February 1876; middle left (no 2): adult female, January 15th 1881; top middle (no 3): immature male, November 1880; middle right (no 4): adult male, November 1879; bottom right (no 5): adult male, Februray 1881. All the above killed by me in the neighbourhood of Christchurch. Sexes differ. Summer and winter plumage, male the same, female differs. Mounted by me'.