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"Black-eared Manakin"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 14.2 x 15.4 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 290


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Bird in profile, facing to the left and leaning forwards, perched on a green branch against a plain background. The bird's upper parts are predominantly grey, with a black patch above the eye and brown wing feathers. The underparts are white with a yellow flank, and pale brown stripes on the thighs. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.


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