Red Kite - Milvus milvus

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Common name: Red Kite

Scientific name: Milvus milvus

Accession number: 013

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: 1831

Inscription on reverse: "Common Kite. Milvus regalis. From an adult Female sent from Nairnshire by William Stables Esqe Summer of 1831. Edinburgh, Summer of 1831. WMcG."

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