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Winter Wren - Troglodytes troglodytes

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Common name: Winter Wren

Scientific name: Troglodytes troglodytes

Accession number: 118

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: 1831-1841

"..the males in earnest commence their song, which, though deficient in melody, is truly remarkable for its boldness of tone, the fulness of joy which pervades it, and the frequency of its repetition."

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