Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Wagtails and Pipits :: Buffy Pipit

Buffy Pipit Anthus vaalensis

Described by: Shelley (1900)
Alternate common name(s): Sandy Pipit, Plain-backed Pipit
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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E. and s. Africa;
At least three populations;
(1) Se. Ethiopia and nw. Somalia.
(2) C. and sw. Kenya and ex. n. Tanzania.
(3) N. Angola (plateau), sc. and s. Zaire.
Disperses s. to Namibia and Botswana during rains.
(4) Se. Zaire, w. Tanzania s. to se. Angola, ex. ne. Namibia, n. Botswana, Zimbabwe, and w. Mozambique.
(5) N. Zambia and Malawi e. to s. Tanzania.
(6) Ne. and c. Namibia.
(7) Ne. Botswana.
Migrates to w. Zimbabwe.
(8) S. Botswana e. to s. Mozambique, ne. South Africa, and w. Lesotho.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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