Buff-bellied Pipit (Anthus rubescens)

Other Names: Buff-bellied Pipit

Distribution: Throughout North America. Northern populations migrate south in winter.

Description:

Size: 16-17 cm in length with a 21-26 cm wingspan.

Plumage: The crown and uppersides are uniform brown, the undersides are buff with brown streaks, and the outer tail feathers are white. The beak and legs are brown and the eyes are black.

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Buff-bellied Pipit (Anthus rubescens)

American Pipit

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Regions
alabama
alaska
alberta
aleutians
arizona
arkansas
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
greenland
hawaii
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Habitat
agricultural
mudflat
savanna
coasts
mountains
Grasslands
Color
buff
brown
gray
Body Shape
perching
upland-ground
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
wagtails, longclaws and pipits - motacillidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern