Richard’s Pipit
Anthus richardi

– small passerine, larger than House Sparrow, one of the ‘large pipits’
– rare but regular migrant in Northern and Western WP
– diurnal migrant
– usually migrates singly or (in Asia) in very small flocks

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Richard’s Pipit Anthus richardi dauricus
BIF0148, 10/06/2014, Choibalsan, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

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Richard’s Pipit Anthus richardi dauricus
BIF0149, 10/06/2014, Ikh Taschgai, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

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Richard’s Pipit Anthus richardi dauricus
BIF0150, 10/06/2014, Choibalsan, Mongolia, Mathias Putze


Richard’s Pipit Anthus richardi dauricus, calls in flight
BIF0153, 09/06/2013, Tsagaan Nuur, Mongolia, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector

comparison species:
Blyth’s Pipit
Tawny Pipit

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