Common Moorhen - Gallinula chloropus

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Common name: Common Moorhen

Scientific name: Gallinula chloropus

Accession number: 198

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: October, 1834

Inscription on reverse: "Water-hen. Gallinula Chloropus. Young. From a specimen shot by W. MacGillivray, at Coltbridge. Edinburgh. October 1834. W.McG."

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