Red-throated Pipit
Anthus cervinus

– small passerine, slightly smaller than a sparrow
– diurnal migrant
– migrates singly or in very small, loose flocks

BIF415_MPU_I1Q7190_141221_rtpip_eth_bonga
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus, AD BREED
BIF0415, 21/12/2014, Bonga, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

BIF416_MPU_I1Q7198_141221_rtpip_eth_bonga
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus, AD BREED
BIF0416, 21/12/2014, Bonga, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze


Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus, AD BREED
BIF1247, 08/05/2012, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus, AD BREED
BIF1258, 08/05/2012, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

BIF417_MPU_I1Q7170_141221_rtpip_eth_bonga
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
BIF0417, 21/12/2014, Bonga, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

voice:
– flight call a powerful, sharp, sustained ‘psiiih’, resembling Redwing
– a 0,2s overslur, usually showing a steep ramp at the beginning
– makes a variety of other calls on migration too


Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
BIF0529, 10/04/2012, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
BIF0530, 08/05/2012, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
BIF0767, 02/10/13, Garching, Germany, Michèle Peron

comparison species:
Water Pipit (v)
Eurasian Rock Pipit (v)
Meadow Pipit (v)
Tree Pipit (v), (a)
Olive-backed Pipit (v), (a)
Redwing (a)

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