Common Kestrel - Falco tinnunculus
Common name: Common Kestrel
Scientific name: Falco tinnunculus
Accession number: 194
Materials: Watercolour on paper
When painted: 1831-1841
"The Kestrel, when searching for food, is easily distinguishable by its habit of hovering over the fields, a habit which, although sometimes observed in other species, is in it so remarkable as to attract the notice of the least observant"