Short-billed pipit

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Short-billed pipit
Short-billed Pipit (Anthus furcatus).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Motacillidae
Genus: Anthus
Species: A. furcatus
Binomial name
Anthus furcatus

The short-billed pipit (Anthus furcatus) is a species of bird in the family Motacillidae.

It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are temperate grassland and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. The Puna pipit is sometimes considered a subspecies.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Anthus furcatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

Further reading[edit]

  • Van Els, P.; Norambuena, H.V. (2018). "A revision of species limits in Neotropical pipits Anthus based on multilocus genetic and vocal data". Ibis. 160: 158–172. doi:10.1111/ibi.12511.