Category: Motacillidae

Berthelot’s Pipit feeding on lizard

Berthelots Pipit (Anthus berthelotii) Science Article 1 abstract On 29th August 2006, we observed several Berthelot’s Pipits Anthus berthelotii feeding along the rocky coast of La Santa, Lanzarote, Canary Islands. One bird captured a smallendemic lizard Gallotia atlantica. Dr J. T. R. Sharrock, British Birds 100, July 2007, 443-445 Download article download full text (pdf)


American Pipit (Anthus rubescens) Science Article 2 abstract In Idaho, the American Pipit (Anthus rubescens) has been considered primarily a migrant, either locally common but erratic (Larrison et al. 1967) or uncommon in spring and common in fall (Burleigh 1972). Several other writers considered it an abundant fall migrant but gave no indication of actual […]

Hatchability of American Pipit eggs in the Beartooth Mountains, Wyoming

American Pipit (Anthus rubescens) Science Article 1 abstract Hatchability often is reported as the proportion of eggs laid that hatch. While this may be the demographic value of ultimate interest as an index of recruitment, such broad usage makes it difficult or impossible to identify more specific proximate factors affecting hatching and the extent that […]