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Common Swift - Apus apus

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Common name: Common Swift

Scientific name: Apus apus

Accession number: 129

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: 1834

Inscription on reverse: "Cypselus murarius. Male and two Females. Drawn by William MacGillivray, on the 9th and 10th of July 1834. From three specimens shot by himself, on the 8th July, in a meadow, at Gorgie Mills near Edinburgh."

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