Bearded Reedling

Taxidermy case of four adult male, one adult female and one young Bearded Reedling by Edward Hart (two adults missing).

Taxidermy case of four adult male, one adult female and one young Bearded Reedling (two adults missing). According to Edward Hart, writing on 6 April 1927, 'Bottom left: (no 1): adult female: 1847; top left (no 2): adult male: January 27th 1906; top middle (no 3): adult male, 1854; right middle (no 4): adult male: 1856, (no 5): adult male, January 27th 1847. Nos 1, 3, 4, 5 were obtained on the River Avon at Winkton and Sopley, Hants, and were in the Hon. Grantly F. Berkeley's collection. No 2 was given to me by Miss. H. Penruddock of Splash House, Sopley, near which it was killed. Sexes differ; summer and winter plumage the same. Nos 1, 3, 4, 5 mounted by Barron (taxidermist). No 2 by me'.

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