Eurasian Jay - Garrulus glandarius
Common name: Eurasian Jay
Scientific name: Garrulus glandarius
Accession number: 162
Materials: Watercolour on paper
When painted: 1831-1841
"..a more showy bird than any other of the family, its skin prepared by the bird-stuffer is much in request as a domestic ornament. Add to this, the enmity which .. gardeners.. have to it, and you will not be surprised to find it everywhere scarce."