Blackcap - Sylvia atricapilla
Common name: Blackcap
Scientific name: Sylvia atricapilla
Accession number: 175
Materials: Watercolour on paper
When painted: June, 1837
Inscription on reverse: "Black-capped Warbler. Sylvia Atricapilla. The male from a specimen shot near Edinburgh, on the 6th June 1837, and lent by Mr Crafrae. Edinburgh, 7th June, 1837. W.McG."