American Pipit (CVB) – Reflections of the Natural World

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Learn 100 Common Valley Birds Blog Post Species # 76/100

Few things in the world fill us with as much pleasure as birds, and understanding them by name just contributes to our enjoyment. In California’s Central Valley, with just a bit of effort, anybody can find out 100 regional bird types. Particularly given that every day Valley Residents can be found in contact with a minimum of a lots types that many acknowledge, however might not understand the name of. The intent of this blog site is for fans to discover and have the ability to recognize 100 typical valley birds.
A Reflections of the Natural World Blog Post Series by Jim Gain

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WHAT’S IN A NAME

American Pipit– Anthus rubescens
Name roots: (F. pipit, “a pipit”, L. pipio, “to chirp”) (Gr. anthos, a sort of bird; L. ruber, “red”– reddish)

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PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

The American Pipit (previously Water Pipit) is a slim and dull songbird of open nation that is grayish-tan above and spotted listed below. They are differentiated from comparable looking (unassociated) sparrows by their thinner expense and slender look with long legs. The American Pipit strolls on the ground with jerky movements and regularly bobs its tail.

AN INTERESTING OR UNUSUAL FACT

The American Pipit was previously referred to as the Water Pipit. Male American Pipits feed the woman while she breeds. This is a distinct habits that assists make sure the success of their offspring.

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DISTRIBUTION STATUS IN THE CENTRAL VALLEY

The American Pipit is a Common Winter Visitor in California’s Central Valley and can be discovered in Grasslands and Freshwater Wetlands.

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