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Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens  
Buff-bellied Pipit
Photographer : © Joseph Morlan
Location :at sea off Commander Islands, Russia
Date : 12 May 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 :Race rubescens/pacificus? This photo was taken through glass, so quality is not the best. This was a wet, lost migrant. There was dense fog overnight and this bird landed on our cruise ship the next morning along with 2 Lapland Longspurs, 7 Brambling and a Yellow Wagtail. - JM
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