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Thrush - Turdus

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Common name: Thrush

Scientific name: Turdus

Accession number: 119

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: 1831-1841

"If you watch the motions of one, you see it hop smartly along, stop to pick up an object, then resume the attitude of attention, hop forward, dig up a worm, break it to pieces, and swallow it.."

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