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Common Linnet - Carduelis cannabina

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Common name: Common Linnet

Scientific name: Carduelis cannabina

Accession number: 158

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: January, 1834

Inscription on reverse: "Brown Linnet. Fringilla cannabina. Two males and a Female, on Fagus sylvatica. From individuals shot by W. and John MacGillivray, near Edinburgh. 1t Jany. 1834. Edinburgh. 3d January, 1834."

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