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American Pipit

Pipit d'Amérique

Anthus rubescens

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Life, Habitat & Pictures of the American Pipit

B L W W W Family Latin Name
6.5" 16.5cm 10.5" 26.7cm 0.75 oz. 21.3g Motacillidae Anthus rubescens
  • Summer
  • Year Around
  • Winter
American Pipit range

Distribution: The American Pipit is the most common pipit seen in North America. These birds nest on the tundra in the high arctic. They are seen in Newfoundland and Labrador, right across the most northern regions of Quebec and around the shores of Hudson Bay and Baffin Island. It is also seen across all the Territories and all of Alaska and south through British Columbia as well as touching into Alberta, Montana and Wyoming. During the non-breeding season they are found from California across the southern states to the tip of southern Florida.

References to Other Bird Sites:

Avibase - the world bird database

ABA - American Birding Association

AOS - The American Ornitholgy Society

ABC - American Bird Conservancy

eBird - TheCornellLab of Ornithology

NA - National Geographic

NAC - National Audubon Society

Classic Collection of North American Birds