White-throated sparrow by Medlycott

Sir William Coles Paget Medlycott (1831-1887)
White-throated sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)

Watercolour on paper, 248 x 167mm.

William Medlycott was born into a wealthy English family. Educated at Rugby School, he developed an interest in natural history. He later travelled to Malta and North America where he drew the plants, birds and fishes.

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