American Pipit Identification

Adult Description

  • Medium-sized songbird.
  • Brown and striped.
  • Thin bill.
  • White outer tail feathers.
  • Bobs tail up and down.

Immature Description

Similar to adult.
Relative Size

Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 5.5-6.7 in (14-17 cm)
    • Weight: 0.7-0.9 oz (19-26 g)
    • Wingspan: 10.6 in (27 cm)