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Water pipit - Anthus spinoletta This bird has been the subject of long discussions in my FB group of ornithologists. In the end, the opinion prevails that this is a water pipit (not a Meadow pipit). Animal,Animalia,Anthus spinoletta,Aves,Bird,Bulgaria,Chordata,Europe,Fall,Geotagged,Motacillidae,Mramor,Passeriformes,Passerine,Sofia,Water pipit,Wildlife Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Water pipit - Anthus spinoletta

This bird has been the subject of long discussions in my FB group of ornithologists. In the end, the opinion prevails that this is a water pipit (not a Meadow pipit).

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  1. Great bird, and wonderful shot in this soft light. Posted 2 months ago

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The water pipit is a small passerine bird which breeds in the mountains of Southern Europe and the Palearctic eastwards to China. It is a short-distance migrant; many birds move to lower altitudes or wet open lowlands in winter.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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Uploaded Oct 29, 2020. Captured Oct 17, 2020 09:16 in Unnamed Road, Voluyak, Bulgaria.
  • E-M1MarkIII
  • f/5.6
  • 1/800s
  • ISO800
  • 420mm