Eurasian Rock Pipit

Anthus petrosus - Pipit maritime

Pipit maritime
adult breeding
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Motacillidés

  • Genus
    :

    Anthus

  • Species
    :

    petrosus

Descriptor

Montagu, 1798

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 23 à 28 cm.
  • Weight
    : 21 à 30 g
Longevity

9 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Eurasian Rock Pipit (Anthus petrosus) is a species of bird in the Motacillidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Anthus petrosus petrosus (British Isles and w France)
  • Anthus petrosus littoralis (Scandinavia to nw Russia)

Foreign names

  • Pipit maritime,
  • Bisbita Costero,
  • Petinha-marítima,
  • Strandpieper,
  • parti pityer,
  • Oeverpieper,
  • Spioncello marino,
  • Skärpiplärka,
  • Skjærpiplerke,
  • ľabtuška skalná,
  • linduška vodní,
  • Skærpiber,
  • luotokirvinen,
  • grasset de costa,
  • Strandtittlingur,
  • świergotek nadmorski,
  • akmeņu čipste,
  • obalna vriskarica,
  • Береговой конёк,
  • ヨーロッパタヒバリ,
  • 石鹨,
  • 岩鷚,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

Illustration

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