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Nilgiri Pipit (Anthus nilghiriensis)

Nilgiri Pipit (Anthus nilghiriensis), Ooty Hill Station, South India

 

The Nilgiri Pipit (Anthus nilghiriensis) is a distinctive species of pipit that is endemic to the high altitude hills of southern India. Richer brown in colour than other pipits in the region, it is non-migratory and has a tendency to fly into low trees when disturbed.

 

Source: Wikipedia

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nilgiri_Pipit

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Taken on February 3, 2014