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American Pipit  -
(Anthus rubescens)
 

 

Identification

  • Sparrow Sized
  • Dominant brown color
  • Light colored eye stripe
  • Thin Bill
  • White underside with brown streaks
  • Noticeable outer white tail feathers
  • 7" (16 cm.)

Habitat

  • Open fields, marsh edge

Additional Information

  • Summers in northern Canada
  • Wisconsin migrant
  • Tail bobs as walking
  • Formerly called Water Pipit (A. spinoletta)

American Pipit on sandy soil

An American Pipit among sticks 

 

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962
kickapoo.reserve@krm.state.wi.us

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