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Sonoran Desert Birds



American pipit - (Anthus rubescens)

Size: 6.5 inches
Overall Color: brown
Occurrence: town
Diet: insects, seeds
Nest: ground
Field Identification: heavily streaked breast, white eye ring, tan eyebrow
Season: winter

American pipit
Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Motacillidae (pipits)
Genus: Anthus
species: rubescens

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