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Meadow Pipit - Anthus pratensis

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Common name: Meadow Pipit

Scientific name: Anthus pratensis

Accession number: 134

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: 1831-1841

"They are not generally very shy, so that they are easily shot, but at the same time they are evidently watchful and suspicious, and fly off when one approaches nearer than thirty yards."

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