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"Axillary Falcon", native name "Geo-ga-rack"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 26.2 x 18.1 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 100


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Bird with white head and breast with black marking above the eye, dark grey beak and yellow legs. The back and wings are grey, with black markings on the wing. The bird is facing to the right and perched on a tree stump with some foliage at the base but set against an otherwise plain background. There is a pencil border around the top and sides of the picture, and annotations in ink and pencil.


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