Parrot Crossbill

Taxidermy case of five adult male and one adult female Parrot Crossbill by Edward Hart.

Taxidermy case of five adult male and one adult female Parrot Crossbill. According to Edward Hart, writing on 15 April 1927, 'Bottom left (no 1): adult male, March 1862; middle left (no 2): adult male, December 5th 1901; top left (no 3): adult female, November 28th 1874; middle (no 4): adult male, November 28th 1874; top right (no 5): adult male, December 5th 1901; bottom right (no 6): adult male, March 1862. All shot by me in Grove Wood, Christchurch. This can scarcely be considered a separate species, but a large form from Scandinavia. Sexes differ, summer and winter plumage differ. Mounted by me'.

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