|On Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain|
Berthelot’s Pipit is found in open country. The nest is on the ground, with 3-5 eggs being laid.
This is a small pipit, 13-14.5 cm in length. It is an undistinguished looking species on the ground, mainly grey above and whitish below, with some breast streaking. It has a whitish supercilium and eyering, with dark eye and moustachial stripes. The sexes are similar, but juveniles are browner than adults.
This species is named after the French naturalist Sabin Berthelot, one-time resident of the Canary Islands, by Carl Bolle.
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