Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus

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Common name: Peregrine Falcon

Scientific name: Falco peregrinus

Accession number: 009

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: July, 1839

Inscription on reverse: "Peregrine Falcon. Falco Peregrinus. Adult Male and Female. From a pair shot on the Pentland Hills. Edinburgh 24th July 1839. W.McG."

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