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Yellowish Pipit

From Opus

Photo © by JamfaracoFlorian polis, SC, Brazil, August 2004
Photo © by Jamfaraco
Florian polis, SC, Brazil, August 2004
Anthus lutescens

Includes: Peruvian Pipit

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[edit] Identification

13 cm (5 in)

  • Narrow white eye-ring
  • Very long nail in the back toe

[edit] Distribution

Central and South America
Central America: found only in Panama
South America: Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile and Argentina

[edit] Taxonomy

Subspecies peruvianus, Peruvian PipitPhoto © by Stanley JonesLaguna El ParaĆ­so, Huaura Province, Peru, August 2017
Subspecies peruvianus, Peruvian Pipit
Photo © by Stanley Jones
Laguna El ParaĆ­so, Huaura Province, Peru, August 2017

[edit] Subspecies

There are three subspecies[1]:

[edit] Habitat

Temperate grassland, seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and pastureland. Often near water.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Breeding

They display by flying up singing a very low song and, when they get to the apex of the flight, comes down with open wings (like a parachute) and emits a buzzing sound that gives them the Portuguese name, "Walking-buzzer".

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. BF Member observations
  4. Wikipedia

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