Common Whitethroat - Sylvia communis

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Common name: Common Whitethroat

Scientific name: Sylvia communis

Accession number: 167

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: June, 1831

Inscription on reverse: "Whitethroat. Sylvia cinerea. Young in first plumage. From an individual shot on Corstorphine Hill. Rubus idous. Edinburgh, June 1831. W.McG."

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