Tree Pipit
Anthus trivialis

– small passerine, sparrow-sized
– diurnal/nocturnal migrant
– usually migrates singly, occasionally in very small to medium, rather dense flocks
– flight calls of eastern populations may sound confusingly similar to Olive-backed Pipit

BIF403_MPU_I1Q0918_130801_treepip_d_delitzsch
Tree Pipit Anthus t. trivialis
BIF0403, 01/08/2013, Delitzsch, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF404_MPU_I1Q4526_130425_treepip_d_hof
Tree Pipit Anthus t. trivialis
BIF0404, 25/04/2013, Hof, Germany, Mathias Putze


Tree Pipit Anthus t. trivialis, flight call
BIF0405, 30/04/2009, Greifswalder Oie, Germany, Patrick Franke


Tree Pipit Anthus t. trivialis, flight call, social call
BIF2736, 28/08/2018, Wilsen, Germany, Roland Neumann


Tree Pipit Anthus t. trivialis, flight call
Common Reed Bunting Emberiza s. schoeniclus, flight call
BIF2737, 22/09/2017, Werbeliner See, Germany, Patrick Franke


Tree Pipit Anthus t. trivialis, flight call
BIF2738, 22/09/2017, Werbeliner See, Germany, Patrick Franke

comparison species:
Meadow Pipit (v)
Olive-backed Pipit (v) (a)

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