Eurasian Sparrowhawk - Accipiter nisus

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Common name: Eurasian Sparrowhawk

Scientific name: Accipiter nisus

Accession number: 203

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: May, 1836

Inscription on reverse: "Sparrow Hawk. Accipiter Nisus. Adult Female . From an individual lent by Mr Fenton. Edinburgh, 18th May 1836. W.McG."

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