Plain-backed Pipit

Anthus leucophrys - Pipit à dos uni

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Motacillidés

  • Genus
    :

    Anthus

  • Species
    :

    leucophrys

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1818

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 21 à 32 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Plain-backed Pipit (Anthus leucophrys) is a species of bird in the Motacillidae family.

Subspecific information 9 Subspecies

  • Anthus leucophrys ansorgei (s Mauritania to Guinea-Bissau)
  • Anthus leucophrys gouldii (Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ivory Coast)
  • Anthus leucophrys zenkeri (s Mali and Guinea to s Sudan, w Kenya, nw Tanzania and e DRCongo)
  • Anthus leucophrys saphiroi (se Ethiopia and nw Somalia)
  • Anthus leucophrys goodsoni (c and sw Kenya, n Tanzania)
  • Anthus leucophrys omoensis (n, c and w Ethiopia, se Sudan)
  • Anthus leucophrys bohndorffi (se Gabon and n and c Angola to w Tanzania and n Malawi)
  • Anthus leucophrys leucophrys (se Botswana and s Mozambique to e ands South Africa)
  • Anthus leucophrys tephridorsus (s Angola and ne Namibia to sw Zambia and nw Botswana)

Foreign names

  • Pipit à dos uni,
  • Bisbita Liso,
  • Petinha-de-dorso-liso,
  • Braunrückenpieper,
  • barnahátú pityer,
  • Bruinrugpieper,
  • Pispola dorsouniforme,
  • Gräspiplärka,
  • Brannpiplerke,
  • ľabtuška hnedochrbtá,
  • linduška hnědohřbetá,
  • Afrikansk Storpiber,
  • sänkikirvinen,
  • Donkerkoester,
  • piula llisa,
  • świergotek gładki,
  • Буроспинный гигантский конёк,
  • チャイロタヒバリ,
  • 纯背鹨,
  • 純背鷚,

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

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