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 for Anthus Pensilvanicus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pipit \Pip"it\, n. [So named from its call note.] (Zool.)
     Any one of numerous species of small singing birds belonging
     to Anthus and allied genera, of the family
     Motacillid[ae]. They strongly resemble the true larks in
     habits, colors, and the great length of the hind claw. They
     are, therefore, often called titlarks, and pipit larks.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     meadow+pipit+({Anthus+pratensis">Note: The meadow pipit ({Anthus pratensis); the tree
           pipit, or tree lark ({Anthus trivialis}); and the
           rock+pipit,+or+sea+lark+({Anthus+obscurus">rock pipit, or sea lark ({Anthus obscurus) are
           well-known European species. The common American pipit,
           or brown lark, is Anthus Pensilvanicus. The Western
           species ({Anthus Spraguei) is called the American
           skylark, on account of its musical powers.
           [1913 Webster]

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