Rock Pipit - Anthus petrosus
Common name: Rock Pipit
Scientific name: Anthus petrosus
Accession number: 133
Materials: Watercolour on paper
When painted: 1831-1841
"When disturbed while feeding, it flutters about, frequently repeating its note, settles on a rock or stone, or on the grass, keeps vibrating its body, and waits until the intruder departs. "