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Image by Jan Bisschop
South Kinangop Plateau, Kenya, July 2002

Alternative name: Sharpe's Pipit

Macronyx sharpei



Endemic to Kenya.


This is a monotypic species[1].

Genus placement unclear. Placed by some authorities in Anthus, by others in Hemimacronyx.[2]


Grassy highlands.



  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. Avibase

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