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Blyth's Pipit

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Photo © by Alok TewariNazafgarh Wetland and Marshes, Haryana-Delhi Border, India, Jan-2019
Photo © by Alok Tewari
Nazafgarh Wetland and Marshes, Haryana-Delhi Border, India, Jan-2019
Anthus godlewskii

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[edit] Identification

  • Brown above
  • Pale below
  • Short dark, conical bill
  • Pale lores
  • Short hindclaw

[edit] Similar Species

Richard's Pipit

[edit] Distribution

Photo © by Gashead Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 2006
Photo © by Gashead
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 2006

South Siberia to Mongolia China, Tibet and north-eastern India; it migrates to southern Asia.

Vagrant to north-western Europe

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Meadows and fields.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

The diet includes insects.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Collins Bird Guide ISBN 0 00 219728
  3. ID Forum discussion thread https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=372268

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