Parasitic Jaeger

Taxidermy case of adult male, adult female and variety with white wings of Arctic Skua by Edward Hart.

Taxidermy case of adult male, adult female and variety with white wings of Arctic Skua by Edward Hart.

Taxidermy case of adult male, adult female and variety with white wings of Arctic Skua. According to Edward Hart, writing on 6 May 1927, 'Left (no 1): adult female, dark form, October 19th 1879, winter plumage; middle (no 2). adult male, pale form, August 2nd 1915, summer plumage; right (no 3): variety with white wings, October 19th 1879, winter plumage. Nos 1 and 3 shot by Mr T. M. Pike in Bournemouth Bay, no 2 shot by me in Christchurch Harbour. Sexes alike, summer and winter plumage differ. Mounted by me'.

Taxidermy case of adult male, adult female and variety with white wings of Arctic Skua. According to Edward Hart, writing on 6 May 1927, 'Left (no 1): adult female, dark form, October 19th 1879, winter plumage; middle (no 2). adult male, pale form, August 2nd 1915, summer plumage; right (no 3): variety with white wings, October 19th 1879, winter plumage. Nos 1 and 3 shot by Mr T. M. Pike in Bournemouth Bay, no 2 shot by me in Christchurch Harbour. Sexes alike, summer and winter plumage differ. Mounted by me'.

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