Greater Redpole
Thomas Bewick (1753-1828)
Greater Redpole    c. 1821
4.2 x 7.8 cm
EAG 90.40.115


The bird was mentioned in the text of earlier editions, but the engraving was first published in the Supplement of 1821.The watercolour transfer drawing is at the Natural History Society of Northumbria, #70. In the 1847 edition this engraving is designated as the Linnet in its summer plumage.