Green Sandpiper

Taxidermy case of three adult male and three adult female Green Sandpiper by Edward Hart.

Taxidermy case of three adult male and three adult female Green Sandpiper. According to Edward Hart, writing on 1 May 1927, 'Left (no 1): adult female, August 2nd 1873; (no 2): adult male, September 7th 1878; (no 3): adult male, September 6th 1883; (no 4): adult female, October 6th 1879; (no 5): adult female, October 9th 1880; (no 6): adult male, January 28th 1914, winter plumage. Shot by me on the Town Common, Christchurch. Sexes alike. Summer and winter plumage differ. Mounted by me'.

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