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Common Murre (Uria aalge)

Taxidermy case of two male Southern Guillemot (white variety and variety with yellow legs) by Edward Hart.

Taxidermy case of two male Southern Guillemot (white variety and variety with yellow legs). According to Edward Hart, writing on 9 May 1927, 'Left (no 1): variety with yellow legs, male, November 29th 1876. Was shot off Southbourne by Mr. T. M. Pike; right (no 2): white variety, male, November 6th 1888. Was shot by me in Christchurch Harbour. Mounted by me'.

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