Eurasian Sparrowhawk - Accipiter nisus

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Common name: Eurasian Sparrowhawk

Scientific name: Accipiter nisus

Accession number: 201

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: July, 1834

Inscription on reverse: "Sparrow Hawk. Accipiter Nisus. Male. From a specimen presented by Mr Forrester, Gamekeeper to the Marquis of Tweeddale, Gifford, E. Lothian. Edinburgh, 3d July, 1834."

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