Water Pipit
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Characteristics
Colouring Streaked brown back, pink-white lower, grey head
Voice Strong and thin
Feeds on Insects and invertebrates
Flight Strong with bursts of wingbeats
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Water Pipit
Water Pipit
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Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Vulnerable
Order Passeriformes
Family Motacillidae
Species Anthus spinoletta
Category Pipits
StdName Water Pipit
Vital Statistics
Length 17 to 17 cms
Weight 20 to 36 gms
Wingspan 23 to 28 cms
Lifespan 1 to 5 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Long
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
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Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Water Pipit (Species=Anthus spinoletta / Standard Name=Water Pipit)