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Taxidermy case of adult male and adult female Little Bittern. According to Edward Hart, writing on 23 April 1927, 'Left (no 1): adult male, April 22nd 1878. Shot by me at Gasgoine Meadow, Christchurch; right (no 2): adult female, May 1869. Shot by me at Parley Court, Nr Christchurch. Sexes differ; summer and winter plumage the same. Mounted by me'.

Taxidermy case of adult male and adult female Little Bittern. According to Edward Hart, writing on 23 April 1927, 'Left (no 1): adult male, April 22nd 1878. Shot by me at Gasgoine Meadow, Christchurch; right (no 2): adult female, May 1869. Shot by me at Parley Court, Nr Christchurch. Sexes differ; summer and winter plumage the same. Mounted by me'.

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