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Tawny pipit or African pipit? (1 Viewer)

BBAimene

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Hello,
Could you help me please to identify this pipit (tawny or african) spotted in the extreme south of Algeria (border with Niger)?
all the best
 

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Tote

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According to HBW, African Pipit should be out of range and the nearest subsps are more streaked and cinnamon tinged than your bird, which matches Tawny well: sandy coloured, faint streaks on breast and back, dark-centered median coverts, loral stripe.
 

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