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"Robust Shrike"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [Between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 33.2 x 24.2 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 118


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Bird with body facing to the right and head turned to the left, perched on a branch that cuts diagonally across the drawing from the bottom right, against a plain background. The bird has a black head, white breast, blue grey back, and black tipped wings. The tail has a black band towards the bottom and a white tip. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.


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