Passeriformes

Pipits and Wagtails (Motacillidae)

HBW 9, p. 686

  • Small to medium-sized, mostly terrestrial passerines with short neck, long tail, long legs and toes; plumage mostly brown or brownish, often streaked, some species black and white, some with yellow or orange.
  • Cosmopolitan, mostly Old World.
  • Mostly open habitats, often grassland, a few species in wooded habitats; often near water.
  • 6 genera, 65 species, 212 taxa.
  • 5 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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6 genera, 65 species

2496 files covering
6 genera (100%)
62 species (95%)

 

    1064 videos covering
6 genera (100%)
52 species (80%)
    1342 photographs covering
6 genera (100%)
62 species (95%)
    90 sound recordings covering
4 genera (67%)
40 species (62%)
65 62 95 52 80 62 95 40 62


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