Baillon's Crake

Taxidermy case of three adult male, three adult female and three young Baillon's Crake by Edward Hart (three young birds missing).

Taxidermy case of three adult male, three adult female and three young Baillon's Crake (three young birds missing). According to Edward Hart, writing on 6 May 1927, 'Middle Left (no 1): adult female, summer plumage, September 1863; (no 2): adult male, summer plumage, October 1875; (no 3): adult male, summer plumage, June 1866; (no 4): adult female, summer plumage, July 1886; (no 5): adult male, summer plumage, October 1886; (no 6): adult female, summer plumage, September 1894; three young, 7th July 1882. Taken from a brood of six or more. Obtained by me in Ogber and Burton Meadows, Christchurch. Sexes differ; summer and winter plumage differ. Mounted by me'.

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