Common Snipe

Taxidermy case of two adult male and two adult female Common Snipe by Edward Hart (snow scene).

Taxidermy case of two adult male and two adult female Common Snipe. According to Edward Hart, writing on 5 May 1927, 'Bottom left (no 1): adult male, January 12th 1881 (6 ozs); middle left (no 2): adult female, December 24th 1878 (5 3/4 ozs); top left (no 3): adult female, September 1883 (4 1/2 ozs); right (no 4): adult male, January 31st 1878 (6 1/2 ozs). Shot by me in the neighbourhood of Christchurch. Sexes alike. Summer and winter plumage the same. Mounted by me'.

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