Corn Bunting - Miliaria calandra

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Common name: Corn Bunting

Scientific name: Miliaria calandra

Accession number: 176

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: July, 1832

Inscription on reverse: "Corn Bunting. Emberiza Miliaria. Adult on Sonchus oleraceus. From an individual shot on Braid Hill near Edinburgh. Edinburgh, 14th July 1832."

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