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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'.

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'.

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