Whinchat - Saxicola rubetra

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Common name: Whinchat

Scientific name: Saxicola rubetra

Accession number: 170

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: June, 1832

Inscription on reverse: "Whinchat. Saxicola Rubetra. Two Males and a Female shot on the Pentland Hills . Ulex europous. Edinburgh, 23d June, 1832. WMcG."

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