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Common Loon, Great Northern Loon
1 watercolour painting ; 56 x 39 cm + 1 leaf
Drawing of a Common Loon--also known as a Great Northern Loon--from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: North America and Europe. Attributed to Edwards, George, 1694-1773].
Manuscript note on front of drawing: Common loon (Gavia immer) [Measurement scale]
Manuscript note on back of drawing: Ths Bird came to from C Wager from the West Indies. The scale shows the size it is I believe undescribed.
Scientific name: Gavia immer
With manuscript text on accompanying leaf.