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"Chattering Bee Eater"

Artist: Watling, Thomas
Created: [Between 1792 and 1797]
Dimensions: 16.7 x 17.4 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 175

 

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Bird in profile, facing to the left, perched on a branch with two leaves against a plain background. The bird is mottled brown to grey with a paler breast, a yellow patch behind the eye, and another on the wing. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.

 

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