Australasian Pipit
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Murray Mallee Region
Mistletoebird
Female, back
 
                      
Australasian Pipit (Anthus (Anthus) novaeseelandiae)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Pipit & Wagtail (Motacillidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Australasian Pipit (Anthus (Anthus) novaeseelandiae)
This Photo:     Head
Synonym: Anthus australis
Other name: Richard's Pipit

Thank you Thomas Mesaglio for confirming the id of this species for us

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

Similar Species: Olive-backed Oriole (Oriolus sagittatus) : Brown Songlark (Cincloramphus (Cincloramphus) cruralis)

Copyright © 2013-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 13-Oct-2013
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)