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"Barred-tailed Flycatcher"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 17.1 x 17.1 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 268


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Bird in profile, facing to the right, perched on a branch against a plain background. The bird is predominantly brown overlaid with black hatched lines, but paler on the breast which is overlaid with grey. The tail has a black bar across it and white tips. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.


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