American Pipit

Anthus rubescens

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Wagtails and Pipits (Motacillidae)

Code 4

AMPI

Code 6

ANTRUB

ITIS

HEAD

American Pipit Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Eyeline, Plain, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown
  • Forehead Color: Gray-brown
  • Nape Color: Gray-brown
  • Throat Color: Buff
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

American Pipit Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 17 cm (6.5 in)
  • Weight: 23 g (0.8 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray, Buff
  • Underparts: Buff with faint brown streaking.
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

American Pipit Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift flight on series of rapidly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 25-28 cm (10-11 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Dark gray-brown
  • Under Tail: Buff
  • Leg Color: Brown
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