Common Whitethroat

Taxidermy case of adult male and adult female Common Whitethroat by Edward Hart.

Taxidermy case of adult male and adult female Common Whitethroat. According to Edward Hart, writing on 6 April 1927, 'Middle (no 1): adult female, May 5th 1887, summer plumage; bottom right (no 2): adult male, May 5th 1887, summer plumage; nest and six eggs. Obtained by me in Marsh Lane, Christchurch. Sexes differ; summer and winter plumage differ'.

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