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Great Grey Shrike - Lanius excubitor

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Common name: Great Grey Shrike

Scientific name: Lanius excubitor

Accession number: 135

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: 1839

Inscription on reverse: "Great cinereous Shrike. Lanius Excubitor. From an individual shot by Archibald Hepburn Esq. at Whittingham in East Lothian on the 3d December, 1839. Edinburgh, 5th December 1839, W.McG"

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