Ruddy Shelduck

Taxidermy case of juvenile male and adult female Ruddy Shelduck by Edward Hart.

Taxidermy case of juvenile male and adult female Ruddy Shelduck. According to Edward Hart, writing on 22 April 1927, 'Left (no.1) adult female, August 1892. Shot by me in Christchurch Harbour, right (no.2) juvenile male, August 9th 1921. Shot by G. Stride at Blackberry Point, Christchurch Harbour. Blackberry Point is seen in the mid distance of painting. Sexes differ; summer and winter plumage the same. Mounted by Edward Hart'.

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