European Storm-petrel - Hydrobates pelagicus

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Common name: European Storm-petrel

Scientific name: Hydrobates pelagicus

Accession number: 197

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: July, 1832

Inscription on reverse: "Stormy Petrel. Procellaria pelagica. From an individual caught off the Isle of May, and lent by James Wilson Esqe. Edinburgh, July 1832. W.McG."

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