The MacGillivray art collection

Blue Tit - Parus caeruleus

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Common name: Blue Tit

Scientific name: Parus caeruleus

Accession number: 179

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: 1831-1841

"Of all the birds which frequent our woods during the winter .. the beautiful Blue Tit is my chief favourite. He seems to have no leisure time, but is ever on the move, searching for food"

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