Reed Bunting - Emberiza schoeniclus
Common name: Reed Bunting
Scientific name: Emberiza schoeniclus
Accession number: 181
Materials: Watercolour on paper
When painted: 1831-1841
"It places its nest among aquatic plants, in a tuft of grass or reeds, often fastening it to the stems of the latter, but as frequently depositing it on the ground."