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Blyth's Pipit

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==Identification== ==Identification==
-Brown above, pale below, short dark bill.+*Brown above
 +*Pale below
 +*Short dark, conical bill
 +*Pale lores
 +*Short hindclaw
====Similar Species==== ====Similar Species====
[[Richard's Pipit]] [[Richard's Pipit]]
 +
==Distribution== ==Distribution==
[[Image:Blyths_Pipit.jpg|thumb|350px|right|Photo by {{user|Gashead|Gashead}} <br />Dubai, [[United Arab Emirates]], April 2006]] [[Image:Blyths_Pipit.jpg|thumb|350px|right|Photo by {{user|Gashead|Gashead}} <br />Dubai, [[United Arab Emirates]], April 2006]]

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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

Contents

Identification

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

Similar Species

Richard's Pipit

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

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Meadows and fields.

Behaviour

Diet

The diet includes insects.

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

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