A Correndera Pipit perching, then flying off

A Correndera Pipit perching, then flying off
Species: Correndera Pipit   Anthus correndera
Subspecies: chilensis
Author: Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson
Date: 
Monday, December 10, 2018
Added to IBC: 2 Mar 2019 - 09:13
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The Correndera Pipit (Anthus correndera) is widespread in southern South America and is found in a variety of habitats, from heathland and grassland to wetter habitats such as bogs and marshes.  Correndera Pipits are mainly insectivorous, but take other small invertebrates and probably some seeds.  This adult was perching on a lichen-covered fence post at the Tres Puentes wetland (Mirador Humedal 3 Puentes) in Punta Arenas in southern Chile.

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Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson, IBC1565972. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1565972.

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Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson, IBC1565972. Video of Correndera Pipit Anthus correndera at Mirador Humedal 3 Puentes, Chile. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1565972.

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