Chaffinch - Fringilla coelebs

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Common name: Chaffinch

Scientific name: Fringilla coelebs

Accession number: 148

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: December, 1831

Inscription on reverse: "Chaffinch. Fringilla coelebs. Males, Female, and Young, on a poplar twig. From individuals shot near Cramond. Edinburgh, 26th December, 1831."

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