Honey Buzzard - Pernis apivorus
Common name: Honey Buzzard
Scientific name: Pernis apivorus
Accession number: 011
Materials: Watercolour on paper
When painted: July, 1839
Inscription on reverse: "Honey Buzzard. Pernis apivora. From a specimen shot near Stirling in the beginning of June 1838. Lent by Mr Macduff Carfrae on the 9th June, when its outline was taken. Finished, Edinburgh, 12th July, 1839. W.McG."