Eurasian Sparrowhawk - Accipiter nisus
Common name: Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Scientific name: Accipiter nisus
Accession number: 201
Materials: Watercolour on paper
When painted: July, 1834
Inscription on reverse: "Sparrow Hawk. Accipiter Nisus. Male. From a specimen presented by Mr Forrester, Gamekeeper to the Marquis of Tweeddale, Gifford, E. Lothian. Edinburgh, 3d July, 1834."