Great Spotted Woodpecker - Dendrocopos major
Common name: Great Spotted Woodpecker
Scientific name: Dendrocopos major
Accession number: 026
Materials: Watercolour on paper
When painted: January, 1834
Inscription on reverse: "Greater Spotted Woodpecker. Picus major. Male and Female. The former from a stuffed specimen, the latter from a recent individual shot at Invermoriston, & lent by Mr Carfrae. Edinburgh. January, 1834."