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Pipit - Anthus

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Common name: Pipit

Scientific name: Anthus

Accession number: 132

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: 1831-1841

"They are small, slender, active birds, remarkable for their sharp, rather weak, notes, which they utter in a rapid manner, and for their habit of vibrating the body when standing."

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