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Blyth's Pipit - BirdForum Opus

Photo © by Alok Tewari
Nazafgarh Wetland and Marshes, Haryana-Delhi Border, India, Jan-2019
Anthus godlewskii


  • Brown above
  • Pale below
  • Short dark, conical bill
  • Pale lores
  • Short hindclaw

Similar Species

Richard's Pipit


Photo © by Gashead
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 2006

South Siberia to Mongolia China, Tibet and north-eastern India; it migrates to southern Asia.

Vagrant to north-western Europe


This is a monotypic species[1].


Meadows and fields.



The diet includes insects.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Collins Bird Guide ISBN 0 00 219728
  3. ID Forum discussion thread https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=372268

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