Mistle Thrush - Turdus viscivorus
Common name: Mistle Thrush
Scientific name: Turdus viscivorus
Accession number: 123
Materials: Watercolour on paper
When painted: 1831-1841
"..Missel Thrush..is the earliest songster of the spring.. on those cold and rainy or snowy evenings in which all the rest of the musical tribe are mute, we hear him, perched on the top of some high tree, pouring forth his strong, shrill, monotonous song"