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Adult Meadow Pipit

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Colouring Black streaks on greyish-brown back, buff lower
Voice Sharp weak squeak
Feeds on Insects and invertebrates, some seeds
Flight Slow, erratic with bursts of wingbeats
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Adult Meadow Pipit
Adult Meadow Pipit
Page Last Updated 3/11/2020 2:20:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status LC-Least Concern
Order Passeriformes
Family Motacillidae
Species Anthus pratensis
Category Wagtails, Pipits
StdName Meadow Pipit
Vital Statistics
Length 5.5 to 5.9 ins
Weight 0.6 to 0.9 ozs
Wingspan 8.7 to 9.8 ins
Lifespan 1 to 5 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Long
Distribution (underline = this CommonName used here) YCommon SScarce RRare NNot Seen
Region EUEurope
Region NANorth America
Country CACanada
Country USUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Meadow Pipit (Species=Anthus pratensis / Standard Name=Meadow Pipit)