Sky Lark - Alauda arvensis

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Common name: Sky Lark

Scientific name: Alauda arvensis

Accession number: 126

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: January 1832

Inscription on reverse: "Sky Lark. Alauda arvensis. Male, Female, and Young, from individuals shot by William Stables Esq. and W.MacGillivray, near Corstorphine. Edinburgh, 2nd January 1832."

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