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Actual Scientific name : French name English name
Anthus brachyurus leggei Pipit à queue courte  Short-tailed Pipit 
Anthus cinnamomeus Pipit de Richard  Grassland Pipit 
Anthus hoeschi Pipit de montagne ?  Mountain Pipit 
Anthus leucophrys bohndorffi Pipit à dos non strié  Plain-backed Pipit 
Anthus lineiventris Pipit de Sundevall  Striped Pipit 
Anthus similis dewittei Pipit à long bec  Long-billed Pipit 
Anthus trivialis trivialis Pipit des arbres  Tree Pipit 
Anthus vaalensis chobiensis Pipit de la riv. Vaal  Buffy Pipit 
Macronyx ameliae Alouette sentinelle à gorge rose  Rosy-throated Longclaw 
Macronyx fullebornii ascensi Alouette sentinelle de Fulleborn  Fuelleborn's Longclaw 
Motacilla aguimp vidua Bergeronnette veuve africaine  African pied Wagtail 
Motacilla capensis simplissima Bergeronnette du Cap  Angola Wagtail 
Motacilla clara torrentium Bergeronnette claire (ou de montagne)  Mountain Wagtail 
Motacilla flava Bergeronnette printanière  Yellow Wagtail 



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