Yellowhammer - Emberiza citrinella

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Common name: Yellowhammer

Scientific name: Emberiza citrinella

Accession number: 178

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: November, 1831

Inscription on reverse: "Yellow Bunting. Emberiza Citrinella. Male, Female, and Young, on a twig of Rosa canina. From individuals shot, by W. MacGillivray, near Edinburgh. Edinburgh, 3d November, 1831"

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