Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Wagtails and Pipits :: Water Pipit

Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Mountain Pipit
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors

Photographs

Lac de Maine, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de La Loire, France - Oct 23, 2002 © Alain Fossť  Lac de Maine, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de La Loire, France - Oct 23, 2002 © Alain Fossť  Saint-Georges-sur-Loire, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de La Loire, France - Jan 4, 2003 © Alain Fossť  Poyang Lake, China - Dec 6, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
Select thumbnail to view larger image - Place cursor over image for image information

Range

W. Europe to c. Asia;
Highly fragmented distribution;
(1) Mountains of c. and sw. Europe (Spain, n. and c. Italy (Alps and Appenines), Balkans (Carpathians), and nw. Turkey). Corsica and Sardinia.
(2) E. Turkey to the ex. s. Russia in the Caucasus, n. Iran, e. Turkmenistan (Pamir Mountains), Tibet, n. India and nw. China.
(3) Ne. Afghanistan to sw. Siberia, Transbaicalia, and n. Mongolia (Nan Shan).

Videos

No videos are available for this species

Sounds

Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Telpost Parnassia
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Pintails Home (Kim Hyun-Tae)
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics

References

Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.

Comments/Errors

Please email with errors/comments on this page or to donate photos.


If there is no family list to the left, you may have arrived at this page from a direct link.
Please select "Mangoverde World Bird Guide" to view the entire bird site.