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Nilgiri Pipit

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Photo by MomoEravikulam National Park, Kerala, India, January 2010
Photo by Momo
Eravikulam National Park, Kerala, India, January 2010
Anthus nilghiriensis

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[edit] Identification

17 cm.

[edit] Distribution

Montane grasslands of south-western India (western Tamil Nadu and Kerala)

[edit] Taxonomy

Monotypic[1]

[edit] Habitat

Short montane grasslands, marshy grounds and small streams at around 2400 m.

[edit] Behaviour

It breeds between March and June building its nest in marshy grasslands near streams.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Wikipedia
  3. BF Member observations

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