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Bar-tailed Godwit - Limosa lapponica

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Common name: Bar-tailed Godwit

Scientific name: Limosa lapponica

Accession number: 191

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: September, 1835

Inscription on reverse: "Red-breasted Godwit. Limosa rufa. Young. From an individual shot at Musselburgh, by Mr. Audubon, September 1835. Edinburgh, Spetember 1835. W.McG."

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