Northern Wheatear - Oenanthe oenanthe
Common name: Northern Wheatear
Scientific name: Oenanthe oenanthe
Accession number: 188
Materials: Watercolour on paper
When painted: 1831-1841
"The stony slopes of Arthur's Seat and Salisbury Craigs, in the King's park near Edinburgh, are favourite resorts of the Wheatears ; and there, although they are much disturbed by boys, their manners may be satisfactorily studied with little trouble."