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Antus novaeseelandiae

Antus novaeseelandiae

(Richard’s Pipit)

FAMILY

Motacillidae

Species

Antus novaeseelandiae

Common name

Richard’s Pipit

Main colour

Brown

Distinctive feature

Wags tail up and down, size 17-18 cm

Campus

Townsville

Description

Body is brown on the upperpart with dark brown markings, the underparts are buff-coloured with brown markings on the chest, there is a pale stripe above and below the eye. Legs and feet brown, eyes black, bill brown-pink.

Additional Photos

Two pipits