Common Cuckoo - Cuculus canorus

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Common name: Common Cuckoo

Scientific name: Cuculus canorus

Accession number: 139

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: May 1834

Inscription on reverse: "Cuckoo. Cuculus canorus. Adult Male. From an individual presented by Captain Graham Stirlingshire. Edinburgh. May, 1834. W.McG."

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