Red Knot

Taxidermy case of three adult male and three adult female Red Knot by Edward Hart.

Taxidermy case of three adult male and three adult female Red Knot. According to Edward Hart, writing on 4 May 1927, 'Far left (no 1): adult male, 18th May 1880, summer plumage; (no 2): adult male, 18th May 1871, summer plumage; (no 3): adult female, May 18th 1880, summer plumage; (no 4): adult female, May 18th 1871, summer plumage; (no 5): adult male, September 1867, winter plumage; (no 6): adult female, January 1886, winter plumage. Shot by me in Christchurch Harbour. Sexes differ in summer plumage, alike in winter plumage. Summer and winter plumage differ. Mounted by me'.

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