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Iceland gull, Larus glaucoides

Iceland gull, Larus glaucoides, taxidermy specimen mounted in a display case. Shot by Edward Hart at Mudeford, Christchurch, Dorset on 31 December 1874. Prepared by Edward Hart, Bow House, High Street, Christchurch, Dorset in about 1875. Extract from Edward Hart’s Catalogue ‘A scarce winter visitor, more irregular than the last, Dec, 1874’. HMCMS:Bi1983.2.4 DPABRH20

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Adult male and adult female avocets

Adult male and adult female avocet, Recurvirostra avosetta, taxidermy specimens mounted in a display case. The painted background shows Mudeford Quay and Hengistbury Head, Christchurch Shot by Edward Hart, Stanpit Channel, Christchurch Harbour, Christchurch, Dorset on 9 November 1885. Prepared by Edward Hart, Bow House, High Street, Christchurch, Dorset in about 1886. HMCMS:Bi1983.2.10 DPABRH21

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American bittern, Botaurus lentiginosus

American bittern, Botaurus lentiginosus, taxidermy specimen mounted in a display case. The bird was shot by Mr Bran, Keyhaven Marshes, Lymington, Lymington and Pennington, Hampshire in January 1876. The specimen was originally prepared by Francis Edwards and subsequently remounted and prepared by Edward Hart, Bow House, High Street, Christchurch, Dorset in 1876. HMCMS:Bi1983.2.9 DPABRH24

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Male and female short billed dowitcher

Male and female short billed dowitchers, Limnodromus griseus, taxidermy specimens mounted in a display case. Prepared by Edward Hart, Bow House, High Street, Christchurch, Dorset, about 1900. The male bird was shot by I Call or Cull? on sand dunes in Christchurch Harbour, Christchurch, Dorset in September 1872. HMCMS:Bi1983.2.17 DPABRH26

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Adult male collared pratincole

Adult male collared pratincole, Glareola pratincola, taxidermy specimen mounted in a display case. The bird was shot near Hurst Point, Barton, New Milton, Hampshire by Lieut. Henn. Case prepared by Edward Hart, Christchurch, Dorset in 1857. Hart’s catalogue states this is ‘a rare straggler from Southern Europe. Barton, Nr Christchurch. 1857. Lieut. Henn’. HMCMS:Bi1983.2.3 DPABRH27

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Adult male collared pratincole

Adult male collared pratincole, Glareola pratincola, taxidermy specimen mounted in a display case. The bird was shot near Hurst Point, Barton, New Milton, Hampshire by Lieut. Henn. Case prepared by Edward Hart, Christchurch, Dorset in 1857. Hart’s catalogue states this is ‘a rare straggler from Southern Europe. Barton, Nr Christchurch. 1857. Lieut. Henn’. HMCMS:Bi1983.2.3 DPABRH27

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