Red-throated Pipit - Anthus cervinus

Length 6.2 in (15.9 cm)
Wingspan 10.5 in (26.7 cm)
Weight 0.7 oz (21 g)
Clutch Size 2-7
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, EU, AF, AS

The Red-throated Pipit breeds in northern Europe, Asia and northern Alaska. They winter in sub-Saharan Africa and south and East Asia During the breeding season their reddish throat identifies these birds. During non-breeding season, the barred back helps to differentiate them from American Pipits.

Diet is mostly insects which they get by foraging on the ground. They also eat some seeds.

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