Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Wagtails and Pipits :: American Pipit
American Pipit Anthus rubescens
Described by: Tunstall (1771)
Alternate common name(s): Buff-bellied Pipit, Farlousane Pipit, Water Pipit Siberian Pipit, Siberian Water-pipit
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeC. and nc. Asia across n. and w. North America to w. Greenland;
(1) N. and ne. Asia (ne. Siberia from Taimyr Peninsula e. to Chukotski Peninsula, Kamchatka Peninsula, Commander Is., Sakhalin Is. and Kuril Is.) and n. North America in the arctic of Canada s. to s. Mackenzie, s. Keewatin, n. Manitoba, n. Ontario, s. Labrador, se. Quebec, Newfoundland, and ne. United States (n. New Hampshire, Maine), and w. Greenland.
Winters s. to Mexico.
(2) E. Asia from e. Siberia s. of (1) in Transbaicalia, and n. Ussuriland.
Winters in Japan s. to n. India, s. China and Burma.
(3) Aleutians Is., Alaska, w. Canada (n. Yukon s. through British Columbia, and sw. Alberta) and nw. United States (Washington, w. Montana, and locally on high mountains in Oregon and sc. California).
Winters s. to s. Mexico.
(4) Mountains of sw. United States (Utah, Colorado, n. Arizona and n. New Mexico) and nw. Mexico.
Izumi, Kagoshima-ken, Japan - Feb 10, 2002 Source: William Hull
Description: Bird is walking on ground.
No sounds are available for this species
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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