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Need a ID for a Pipit Anthus from Ethiopia (1 Viewer)

MiWi

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Switzerland
Could somebody help me with the identification of this Pipit. The pictures (all the same individual) were taken near Lake Ziway in Central Ethiopia at 1th December
Thank you very much in advance
Michael
 

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Andy Adcock

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England
I have no references to hand but I think Richard’s could be the only alternative here on plumage and that’s out of range so agree with African Pipit.


I was considering Plain-backed but white, outer tail rules that out, I'd agree with African / Grassland Pipit.
 
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