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Mistle Thrush - Turdus viscivorus

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Common name: Mistle Thrush

Scientific name: Turdus viscivorus

Accession number: 123

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: 1831-1841

"..Missel 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"

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