RED-THROATED PIPIT FACTS
The Red-throated Pipit is a rare vagrant to Australia. It is a brown streaked bird with white underside. The crown is pale brown. The legs are pink. In the breeding season it has a reddish brown face and throat
In their breeding range they inhabit mountain tundra, grassland, swamps. In winter they are found on grassland, farmland, lake sides.
east insects and seeds
nests on the ground in long grass. Lays four to six pale buff eggs with grey spots.
The Red-throated Pipit breeds in northern Europe and northern Asia and migrates to Africa and south and east Asia. It is a rare vagrant to Australia with only a few records
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Red-throated Pipit|
Relatives in same Genus
Australasian Pipit (A. novaeseelandiae)