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Curlew - Numenius arquata

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Common name: Curlew

Scientific name: Numenius arquata

Accession number: 017

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: November, 1835

Inscription on reverse: "Numenius Arquata. Adult Male. Drawn at Edinburgh by W MacGillivray, from a specimen presented by Mr Audubon. End of November, 1835."

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