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"Orange-winged Nuthatch", native name "Mur-ri-gang"

Artist: Watling, Thomas
Created: [between 1792 and 1797]
Dimensions: 15.8 x 17 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 162

 

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Bird on tree stump, facing to the left with its wings outstretched and seen slightly from above, so that both wings are visible. There is a landscape view at the base of the tree stump. The bird's head is grey with a white throat; the back is grey with a white rump, and the tail dark brown. The wings are brown with a central band of orange. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.

 

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