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Paddyfield Pipit

Anthus rufulus

Description:

Some pipit maybe?

Notes:

Was always seen moving very fast in the grass, fields and mostly open space. PS: The three pics were taken at different locations on same ground. So they are not of same bird.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Saber
Saber 8 years ago
Tawny Pipit
Anthus campestris Tawny Pipit


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9 Comments

Avinash Hindupur
Avinash Hindupur 8 years ago

Thank you Leuba!
Yeah Atul, I too confused regarding that.. and the more I think, the more I am confused, so lets go with saber. Meantime I will try to get more and more pics of these birds, many times I neglected them as I have already spotted them.

Saber
Saber 8 years ago

also not many spotted at the back !

Saber
Saber 8 years ago

no it's the tawny, as u can see, for the pipit, u must to see, the bill, and the colour of leggs, this one leggs are more yellow than other, also mustache are well drawning ! :)

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Avinash http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/861... paddyfield pipit for ref..

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

A paddyfield pipit may be??

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

Good pics Avinash ! looks like a big female sparrow with long legs and tail..

Avinash Hindupur
Avinash Hindupur 8 years ago

Saber, check the three pics above, I might have mixed up different species there..
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tawny_Pipit...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blyth%27s_P...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard%27s...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paddyfield_...

Just to confirm that I wont sort them wrongly :)

Avinash Hindupur
Avinash Hindupur 8 years ago

Learning from guys like you everyday! :)

Saber
Saber 8 years ago

Avinash, u begin to know the famiies :) not bat u was close :) !

Avinash Hindupur
Spotted by
Avinash Hindupur

Guwahati, অসম, India

Spotted on Jan 26, 2012
Submitted on Jan 31, 2012

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