Sky Lark

Taxidermy case containing eight varieties of Eurasian Skylark by Edward Hart (three specimens destroyed).

Taxidermy case containing eight varieties of Eurasian Skylark (three specimens destroyed). According to Edward Hart, writing on 6 April 1927, 'Bottom left (no 1): cream coloured, 1874; (no 2): black, 1872; (no 3): pied, December 1872; (no 4): white, October 29th 1887; (no 5): white, October 2nd 1900; (no 6): pied, January 1893; (no 7): dark brown, Jan 1878; (no 8): very pied, December 27th 1888. Eight varieties obtained by me during a series of years from winter flocks. Mounted by me'.

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