Meadow pipit – Anthus pratensis – is a small migratory/resident Eurasian passerine of Type – insectivore, Family Motacillidae and Order Passeriformes. It is very widespread over Europe and Far W Asia, being migratory in the N and E, resident in W Europe and wintering around the Mediterranean basin and SW Asia. In the AWB Region there is an isolated area in the S Caucasus where it is resident, elsewhere it is a winter visitor to SW Asia, the Levant and Sinai. In N Africa it winters on the coastal areas of countries from Mauritania to Egypt, with occasional isolated areas in the desert.
Type - insectivore - nests on the ground, Summer Habitat - open country from Tundra to farmland Resident Habitat - pastures and moorland, bogs, rough grassy areas, Winter Habitat - damp coastal areas, saltmarshes, occasionally inland, Order: Passeriformes Family: Motacillidae Genus: Anthus Species - Anthus pratensis Meadow pipit - Species - ebird.org Meadow pipit - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Meadow pipit - Species - rspb.org.uk Meadow pipit - Species - wildlifetrusts.org Meadow pipit - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Meadow pipit - Images - google.com Meadow pipit - Video - youtube.com Meadow pipit - Datazone - birdlife.org