Australasian Pipit
Murray Mallee Region
Varied Sittella
Male, front with lunch
Australasian Pipit (Anthus novaeseelandiae)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Pipits & Wagtails (Motacillidae)
Species: Australasian Pipit (Anthus novaeseelandiae)
This Photo:     Head
Other name: Richard's Pipit
Similar Species: Olive-backed Oriole

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee Region, SA, and possibly elsewhere
Chestnut scales and grey under. White brow and beard join behind the eye (not always visible).

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 19-Jan-2014
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)