White Wagtail - Motacilla alba
Common name: White Wagtail
Scientific name: Motacilla alba
Accession number: 131
Materials: Watercolour on paper
When painted: 1831-1841
"A Wagtail tries an excursion over the water, and although its flight does not equal that of the Swallow in elegance or velocity, it yet performs its part with considerable grace"