Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae (Wagtails, Pipits)  
Genus: Anthus (2 species, 45 worldwide)

Pipits, related to European Wagtails, are smal insect-eating ground birds found outside of the first in grassy or brushy areass.

Paramo Pipit
Paramo Pipit (Anthus bogotensis)
Photograph by George Cruz (San Jorge Eco-Lodges)   © All Rights Reserved.

Yellowish Pipit
Yellowish Pipit (Anthus lutescens lutescens)
Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil  

The Pipit with the widest distribution in tropical America. Note yellowish legs.

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