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Figurine of Fortuna

The Roman goddess Fortuna was the bearer of fortune and good luck. She is shown here with a ‘cornucopia’ also called the ‘horn of plenty’. The figurine was in the...

Striped hawk-moth

The striped hawk-moth is an uncommon immigrant to the southern UK. It can be seen April-October but is more common in the summer months. It was found on a tobacco...

Senegal coucal

This Senegal coucal egg was collected in 1943 in Uganda at an altitude of 3500ft. It nests off the ground in vegetation, and lays 2 - 4 eggs in a...

House martin

Immature male house martin collected 21 August 1943. Study skin from Major AB Gay’s collection....

Rook

Clutch of 5 bird eggs collected on March 25th 1943. Record card reads: ‘Nest in sycamore tree’ and states that there were originally 6 eggs in the clutch....

Striped hawk-moth

The striped hawk-moth is an uncommon immigrant to the southern UK. It can be seen April-October but is more common in the summer months. Frank Lees bred this specimen from...

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