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Meadow pipit ... Anthus pratensis ... Riabhóg Mhóna


 
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2007 8:45 pm    Post subject: Meadow pipit ... Anthus pratensis ... Riabhóg Mhóna Reply with quote


Meadow pipit ... Anthus pratensis ... Riabhóg Mhóna, photo / pic / image.
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A common ground bird.
It has brownish, heavily streaked plumage and white outer tail feathers.
It resembles the skylark, but without the skylarks head crest.
Its call is a distinctive squeak.


Scientific classification

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Motacillidae
Genus: Anthus
Species: A. pratensis
Binomial name
Anthus pratensis


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