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Common Bullfinch - Pyrrhula pyrrhula

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Common name: Common Bullfinch

Scientific name: Pyrrhula pyrrhula

Accession number: 151

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: October, 1832

Inscription on reverse: "Bullfinch.Pyrrhula pileata. Male and Female. From individuals sent from Elgin, by the Revd George Gordon. Edinburgh, October, 1832"

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