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Meadow Pipit

(Anthus pratensis)
German name(s): "Wiesenpieper"
Size: 14-15.5 cm; wing span 22-25 cm
Weight: 15-23 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Meadow Pipit at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Worn plumage

Frontal view of a Meadow Pipit in worn plumage - note the grey base colour (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Bergen, Norway, May 2016]

Near-frontal view of a Meadow Pipit (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Bergen, Norway, May 2016]

Near-lateral view of a Meadow Pipit (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Bergen, Norway, May 2016]

Fresh plumage

Near-frontal view of a Meadow Pipit in fresh plumage - note the creamy to buff base colour (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[November 2017]

Lateral view of a Meadow Pipit in intermediate plumage (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[June 2018]

Near-dorsal view of a Meadow Pipit in fresh plumage (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[November 2017]

Dorsal view of a Meadow Pipit in fresh plumage (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[November 2017]

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