Lesser Black-backed Gull - Larus fuscus
Common name: Lesser Black-backed Gull
Scientific name: Larus fuscus
Accession number: 019
Materials: Watercolour on paper
When painted: May, 1836
Inscription on reverse: "Smaller Black-backed Gull. Larus fuscus. From an individual shot by Mr MacGillivray, at Preston Pans, on the 6th of May, 1836. Edinburgh 7th May. WMcG."