Sedge Warbler - Acrocephalus schoenobaenus

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Common name: Sedge Warbler

Scientific name: Acrocephalus schoenobaenus

Accession number: 125

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: June, 1837

Inscription on reverse: "Sedge Warbler, Sylvia phragmitis. Male and Female, from specimens furnished by Mr Carfrae. Iris Pseudacorus and Arundo Phragmites. Edinburgh, 9th June, 1837. W.McG"

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