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Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens  
Buff-bellied Pipit
Photographer : © Ritvik Singh
Location :Nagrota Surian, Pong Dam, Kangra District, Himachal Pradesh, India
Date : 27 December 2017
English synonyms:Japanese Pipit (japonicus, American Pipit (rubescens), Titlark, Water Pipit, Farlousane Pipit
Bird Family :Motacillidae - Pipits & Wagtails
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :The morning was quite foggy and pipits and larks were passive. But when weather cleared, pipits formed large groups of 30-50 birds feeding on grasslands. Most of them were Paddyfields but also Water ones were present. In one flock of 30 pipits, 10 Buff-bellied ones were feeding very actively. - RS
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