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"Ash-tailed Creeper", native name "Den-gong"

Artist: Watling, Thomas
Created: [between 1792 and 1797]
Dimensions: 14.6 x 14.2 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 217


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Bird in profile, facing to the left, perched on a tree stump with grass and vegetation at its base against a plain background. The upper parts of the bird are a dark olive green, the wings are dark brown with lighter markings, and the underparts are white. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.


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