Taxidermy case of adult male Hooded Merganser by Edward Hart.
Taxidermy case of adult male Hooded Merganser. According to Edward Hart, writing on 21 April 1927, '(No 1): adult male. Shot by Aaron Chief in Christchurch Harbour, winter of 1854. Presented to me by Mr W. Locke on his 80th birthday. Sexes differ; summer and winter plumage the same. Not known by whom mounted'.