Honey Buzzard - Pernis apivorus

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Common name: Honey Buzzard

Scientific name: Pernis apivorus

Accession number: 012

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: July, 1835

Inscription on reverse: "Honey Buzzard. Pernis apivora. Young male. From an individual shot at Drumlanrig, Dumfriesshire. Lent by John Bushnan Esqe. Edinburgh, July, 1835. W.McG." [The image is actually an adult male.]

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