Rosy Pipit (Anthus roseatus) - HBW 9, p. 763
French: Pipit rosé
Spanish: Bisbita Rosado
Other common names: Roseate/Rose-breasted/Vinaceous-breasted Pipit
Taxonomy: Anthus roseatus Blyth, 1847, Nepal.
Originally named as A. pelopus, but that name invalid. Relationships uncertain; possibly forms a clade with A. pratensis, A. cervinus, A. spinoletta, A. petrosus and A. rubescens. Monotypic.
Distribution: Breeds in mountains from extreme W China (W Xinjiang) S to NE Afghanistan and E in Himalayas to NE India (Arunachal Pradesh), and in S & E China (C Gansu E probably to Nei Mongol and W Hebei, S to S & E Xizang, Yunnan, W Guizhou and W Hubei); probably also in extreme N & NE Myanmar. Winters S to N India (S to Rajasthan and Assam), Bangladesh and N Thailand.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
foraging on roadside Locality Jiuzhaigou National Park, Sichuan, China (Northern) (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 29 May 2013 40 weeks ago 27 sec 4.3
foraging on snowy verge Locality Jiuzhaigou National Park, Sichuan, China (Northern) (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 29 May 2013 40 weeks ago 25 sec 4.2
A bird on the ground and a close view preening Locality Dunche, Langtang National Park, Nepal (Monotypic species)
John Gregory 1998 6 years ago 25 sec 4
An adult with breeding plumage singing Locality Baga, North Goa District, Goa, India (Monotypic species)
Tom Tarrant 31 October 1997 9 years ago 22 sec 3.3
standing on a snow-covered rideau
Locality Kangding County, Sichuan, China (Northern)
Zhou Huaming 5 April 2009 4 years ago 4
Rosy Pipit at Baans Pathan near The Misty Mountains retreat
Locality The Misty Mountains Retreat, Jhaltola, Pithoragarh District, Uttarakhand, India
Madhur@misty 24 November 2013 19 weeks ago 3.7
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