Long-tailed pipit

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Long-tailed pipit
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Motacillidae
Genus: Anthus
Species: A. longicaudatus
Binomial name
Anthus longicaudatus
Liversidge, 1996

The long-tailed pipit (Anthus longicaudatus) is a species of bird in the Motacillidae family. It is found in Botswana, South Africa and Zambia. Generally it occurs in flocks of 10 to 40 birds.[2]


Further reading[edit]

  • Liversidge, R (1996). "A new species of pipit in southern Africa". Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 116: 211–215. 
  • Harrison, J. A.; Allan, D. G.; Underhill, L. G.; Herremans, M.; Tree, A. J.; Parker, V. and Brown, C. J. (1997). The Atlas of Southern African Birds. Johannesburg, South Africa: BirdLife South Africa. 
  • del Hoyo, Josep; Elliott, Andrew and Christie, David (2004). Handbook of the Birds of the World: Cotingas to Pipits and Wagtails 9. Barcelona, Spain: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-84-87334-69-6.