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Water Pipit

(Anthus spinoletta)
German name(s): "Wasserpieper"
Size: 15.5-17 cm
Weight: 19-23 g

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Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Water Pipit at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "spinoletta"

ADULT

Sex unknown

BREEDING

Distant near-frontal view of a Water Pipit in breeding plumage (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Tejo estuary, Portugal, June 2018]

Near-lateral view of a Water Pipit in breeding plumage (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Tejo estuary, Portugal, June 2018]

Lateral view of a Water Pipit in breeding plumage (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Tejo estuary, Portugal, June 2018]

NON-BREEDING

Near-frontal view of a Water Pipit in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, December 2013]

Near-frontal view of a Water Pipit in non-breeding plumage with its tail cocked (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Tejo estuary, Portugal, December 2017]

Near-lateral view of a Water Pipit in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, December 2013]

Lateral view of a Water Pipit in non-breeding plumage with its tail cocked (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Tejo estuary, Portugal, December 2017]

Lateral view of a Water Pipit in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, December 2013]

Near-dorsal view of a Water Pipit in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, December 2013]

Near-dorsal/ventral view of a Water Pipit in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Mora, Evora, Portugal, December 2013]

Race "coutellii"

ADULT

Sex unknown

NON-BREEDING

Frontal view of a Water Pipit in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[June 2018]

Frontal view of a Water Pipit in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[June 2018]

Near-lateral view of a Water Pipit in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[June 2018]

Near-lateral view of a Water Pipit in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[June 2018]

Lateral view of a Water Pipit in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[June 2018]

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Frontal view of a juvenile(?) Water Pipit (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[June 2018]

Near-frontal view of a juvenile(?) Water Pipit (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[June 2018]

Lateral view of a juvenile(?) Water Pipit (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[June 2018]

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