Kimberley pipit

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Kimberley Pipit
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Motacillidae
Genus: Anthus
Species: A. pseudosimilis
Binomial name
Anthus pseudosimilis
Liversidge & Voelker, 2002

The Kimberley Pipit (Anthus pseudosimilis) is a small bird found in savanna grasslands in South Africa and Namibia.

This recently described [1] pipit is 18 cms long and weighs around 32 gms. Its plumage is mainly brown.

The Kimberley Pipit bird forages for insect food on the ground. It is monogamous. The female lays 2 to 3 blue eggs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Liversidge & Voelker, Bull. B.O.C. 122(2): 93-109