French: Pipit du Chaco German: Chacopieper Spanish: Bisbita chaqueño
Other common names:
Anthus chii chacoensis
J. T. Zimmer
Avia Terai, Chaco, Argentina
Lowlands from Paraguay (S from Concepción) S to EC Argentina (S to SC Buenos Aires).
13 cm. Very small, streaked pipit. Has pale areas around eye, short dark moustachial streak, faint thin dark malar stripe; dark brown above, greyish edges of feathers giving... read more
Song, in flight, long protracted series of more than 50 syllables, e.g. “... read more
Lowland grassland, including pastures. Prefers open areas with grass no taller than 50 cm.
Food and feeding
Diet unknown. Forages on the ground, in typical pipit fashion.
In song flight, male rises to 60–80 m, lower when winds strong, occasionally drops short distance before rising again; display can... read more
Partial migrant; S population migrates N to SE Paraguay and N Argentina.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common. Formerly regarded as a high conservation priority and high research priority, as it was so poorly known and apparently had a... read more
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