Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance
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Natural History

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Purple Sandpiper

Purple sandpiper mounted on a stone

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Spotted Flycatcher

Spotted flycatcher

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Sparrow Hawk

Sparrow hawk

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Magpie

A magpie in a case

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Quail

Quail

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Chough

Chough in a case

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Yellowhammers

A pair of yellowhammers with a nest containing five eggs (one of which has fallen out of the nest). Has a label on inside bottom left, which reads 'W.H. Rowe, naturalist, Heamoor, Penzance'.

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Turnstone

Turnstone

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Curlew Sandpiper

Curlew sandpiper

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Knot

Immature knot, standing on a fake rock

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Little Stint

Little stint

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Grey Plover

Male grey plover, label reads 'shot by AWH Harvey at Marazion beach on 22nd January 1913 - one of a flock of seven'. Also has a label which reads 'Rowland Ward Ltd'.

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Grey Heron

Grey heron

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Whimbrel

Whimbrel

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Bar-tailed Godwit

Bar-tailed godwit

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Sandwich Tern

Sandwich tern

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Dunlin

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Leach's Petrel

Leach's Petrel

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Curlew Sandpiper

Curlew sandpiper

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Swallow

Swallow in a case

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Hoopoe

Hoopoe in a case

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Herring Gull

Herring gull in a case

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Black Headed Gull

Black headed gull in a case

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Jay

Jay in a case

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Woodcock

Woodcock in a case

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