Long-billed Pipit

Anthus similis - Pipit à long bec

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Motacillidés

  • Genus
    :

    Anthus

  • Species
    :

    similis

Descriptor

Jerdon, 1840

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 28 à 35 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Long-billed Pipit (Anthus similis) is a species of bird in the Motacillidae family.

Subspecific information 20 Subspecies

  • Anthus similis asbenaicus (c and e Mali, c Niger)
  • Anthus similis bannermani (Sierra Leone, Guinea and sw Mali to w Cameroon)
  • Anthus similis captus (Lebanon, Syria, Israel, Palestine and w Jordan)
  • Anthus similis jebelmarrae (w and c Sudan)
  • Anthus similis nivescens (se Egypt and ne Sudan to nw Somalia and n Kenya)
  • Anthus similis hararensis (c Ethiopia)
  • Anthus similis chyuluensis (w and s Kenya, n Tanzania)
  • Anthus similis dewittei (e and se DRCongo, sw Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi)
  • Anthus similis moco (c Angola)
  • Anthus similis palliditinctus (sw Angola and nw Namibia)
  • Anthus similis leucocraspedon (w and s Namibia and sw South Africa)
  • Anthus similis nicholsoni (se Botswana and ne South Africa)
  • Anthus similis petricolus (Lesotho and e South Africa)
  • Anthus similis primarius (s South Africa)
  • Anthus similis arabicus (sw, s and se Arabian Pen.)
  • Anthus similis sokotrae (Socotra I.)
  • Anthus similis decaptus (s Iran to w Pakistan)
  • Anthus similis jerdoni (e Afghanistan to w Nepal)
  • Anthus similis similis (c and se, sw peninsular India)
  • Anthus similis yamethini (c Myanmar)

Foreign names

  • Pipit à long bec,
  • Bisbita Piquilargo,
  • Petinha-de-bico-comprido,
  • Langschnabelpieper,
  • hosszúcsőrű pityer,
  • Langsnavelpieper,
  • Calandro beccolungo,
  • Långnäbbad piplärka,
  • Langnebbpiplerke,
  • ľabtuška dlhozobá,
  • linduška dlouhozobá,
  • Langnæbbet Piber,
  • kalliokirvinen,
  • Nicholsonse Koester,
  • piula becuda,
  • Grjóttittlingur,
  • świergotek długodzioby,
  • garknābja čipste,
  • dolgokljuna cipa,
  • Длинноклювый конёк,
  • ハシナガビンズイ,
  • 长嘴鹨,
  • 長嘴鷚,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

Illustration

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