Red-throated Pipit

Other Names: none

Distribution: Arctic regions of Eurasia and Alaska in summer; Africa, the Middle East, and south Asia in winter.

Description:

Size: 15 cm in length.

Plumage: Distinctive brick red throat that gives the species its name, light brown wings with white wing bars, and white underside and flanks heavily streaked with dark brown. Immature birds lack the red throat coloration.

Eyes are black with yellow eye ring in males and white eye ring in females. The crown is light brown with dark brown streaks, and the beak is drab brown.

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Red-throated Pipit

Red-throated Pipit

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Regions
alaska
arizona
british columbia
california
hawaii
oregon
washington
yukon
Tail Shape
pointed-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Habitat
lakes rivers ponds
Grasslands
Color
brown
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
wagtails, longclaws and pipits - motacillidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species