Nilgiri pipit

Nilgiri pipit

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Anthus nilghiriensis

The Nilgiri pipit is a distinctive species of pipit that is endemic to the high altitude hills of southern India. Richer brown in colour than other pipits in the region, it is distinctive in having the streaking on the breast continuing along the flanks. It is non-migratory and has a tendency to fly into low trees when disturbed and is closely related to the tree pipits Anthus hodgsoni and Anthus trivialis.

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References

1. Nilgiri pipit Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nilgiri_pipit
2. Nilgiri pipit on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22718582/94586848
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/537477

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