Taxidermy case of male and female Eurasian Bittern by Edward Hart (winter snow scene).
Taxidermy case of male and female Eurasian Bittern (snow scene). According to Edward Hart, writing on 23 April 1927, 'Left (no.1): adult female, right (no.2): adult male. Both shot by me in Christchurch Harbour, December 1879. Sexes alike; summer and winter plumage the same. Mounted by me'.