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Pipit (Anthus novaeseelandiae)

Last Modified: 21-6-2019 11:00

NZ Pipit (Anthus novaeseelandiae), pīhoihoi
NZ Pipit (Anthus novaeseelandiae), pīhoihoi

New Zealnd Pipits or pīhoihoi are a small endemic song bird of open pasture lands. They are similar in appearance to introduced skylarks, however do not have a crest, and walk rather than hop.

This example was observed in the Wither Hills Farm Park.

 

Location: Latitude: -41.560696 Longitude: 173.970398"

Image Date: 2/6/2019

Photographer: Christopher Cookson

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