Yellowish Pipit (Anthus lutescens) - HBW 9, p. 759
French: Pipit jaunâtre
Spanish: Bisbita Amarillento
Taxonomy: Anthus lutescens Pucheran, 1855, vicinity of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Relationships uncertain; may form a clade with A. spragueii, A. furcatus, A. correndera, A. antarcticus, A. hellmayri and A. bogotensis. Form “A. chii” might be referable to present species, but best considered unidentifiable. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- parvus Lawrence, 1865 - Pacific slope in W Panama.
- lutescens Pucheran, 1855 - NE Colombia, Venezuela (except N & S), the Guianas, and lowlands from E Bolivia and N, C & E Brazil S to Argentina (S to La Pampa and SE Buenos Aires) and Uruguay.
- peruvianus Nicholson, 1878 - coastal Peru (S from Trujillo) S to extreme N Chile (Arica).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 9 videos
A bird on a fence calling several times Locality Aquidauna, Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil (ssp lutescens)
Josep del Hoyo 8 January 2005 7 years ago 46 sec 4.7
A bird on a fence, calling and then defecating and flying away Locality Aquidauna, Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil (ssp lutescens)
Josep del Hoyo 8 January 2005 7 years ago 39 sec 4.6
A male moving on the ground and calling Locality Serra da Canastra, Minas Gerais State, Brazil (ssp lutescens)
Guto Carvalho 31 October 2007 6 years ago 21 sec 4.5
A bird standing on a fence and calling once Locality Aquidauna, Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil (ssp lutescens)
Josep del Hoyo 8 January 2005 7 years ago 29 sec 4.5
A male singing on a tremite mound and then on the grass Locality Serra da Canastra, Minas Gerais State, Brazil (ssp lutescens)
Guto Carvalho 31 October 2007 6 years ago 26 sec 4.4
An adult bird calling. Locality Ipeúna, São Paulo State, Brazil
Carlos Gussoni 13 April 2008 2 years ago 21 sec 3
PhotosSee all 9 photos
Locality São Vicente, São Paulo State, Brazil
Lindolfo Souto 20 March 2012 1 year ago 4.5
Locality Puerto Piracuacito, Santa Fe Province, Argentina (ssp lutescens)
Horacio Luna 28 December 2012 1 year ago 4
Locality Navegantes, Santa Catarina State, Brazil
Glauco Kohler 28 April 2012 1 year ago 4
Anthus lutescens catching insects on the fields
Locality Campeche, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina State, Brazil
Glauco Kohler 21 February 2012 2 years ago 3.6
An immature in hand
Locality French Guiana
maxcobigo 12 September 2009 4 years ago 3.3
Bird on the natural area of island. Seconds after this photo the bird flew and sang of its characteristic form, which facilitate
Locality Comandatuba Island, Una, Bahia State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 27 January 2013 1 year ago 2.7