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Paddyfield Pipit (Anthus rufulus)

Paddyfield Pipit  (Anthus rufulus)  is a small(15cm) passerine bird, the upper plumage is mainly streaked in grey brown with patches of black.It is long-legged with a long tail and a long beak.The iris and bill is brown,legs are of flesh color.

Paddyfield Pipit

Nikon D300s,Nikkor 70-300mm VR, f6.3,1/1250sec,ISO 250,Hessarghatta.

It is seen in open habitats, such as bare grounds or grasslands, short crop cultivated lands etc.

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Nikon D300s,Nikkor 70-300mm VR, f6.3,1/1600sec,ISO 250,Hessarghatta.

Its call is “chip-chip-chip”, It feeds principally on small insects but consumes larger beetles, tiny snails, worms etc.(Credit – Wikipedia)

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9 responses

  1. Anonymous

    brilliant pic !!!

    October 16, 2012 at 7:12 pm

  2. Lovely captures!!!

    October 17, 2012 at 4:46 am

  3. Awesome pic.. Nice frame and beautiful shot…

    October 17, 2012 at 10:17 am

  4. good pic… i clicked this bird some time back not knowing what it was.. thanks..

    October 17, 2012 at 11:19 am

  5. Gorgeous capture!!

    October 18, 2012 at 1:24 am

  6. What beautiful shots!

    October 18, 2012 at 12:39 pm

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