American Pipit

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American Pipit

Anthus rubescens
  • ORDER: Passeriformes
  • FAMILY: Motacillidae
Basic Description

The American Pipit is a small, slender, drab bird of open country. Although it appears similar to sparrows, it can be distinguished by its thin bill and its habit of bobbing its tail.

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Other Names
  • Bisbita Pechianteado (Spanish)
  • Pipit d'Amérique (French)
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