French: Pipit jaunâtre German: Savannenpieper Spanish: Bisbita amarillento
vicinity of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
A. l. parvus
Lawrence, 1865 – Pacific slope in W Panama.
A. l. lutescens
Pucheran, 1855 – NE Colombia, Venezuela (except N & S), the Guianas, and lowlands from extreme SE Peru (Pampas del Heath) and E Bolivia, N, C & E Brazil S to Argentina (S to La Pampa and SE Buenos Aires) and Uruguay.
10·5–14 cm; 13–18 g. Very small, rather slender pipit with yellowish underparts, relatively short tail. Adult nominate race has narrow white eyering, very indistinct pale... read more
Ventriloquial song (lasting 0·8–2·4 seconds), usually in flight, a series of “tsit” or “dee” notes... read more
Grassland and adjoining bare areas. Found in variety of open habitats, from tropical damp, often... read more
Food and feeding
Small insects, probably also seeds; no detailed information. Forages by walking and running in short grass; when disturbed, often flies up... read more
Season Jan–Jun, also Sept, in Panama; recorded in May–Jun and Sept–Oct in Venezuela, and in Jul–Nov (mainly Aug–Sept) in São Paulo, SE... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Widespread, and locally fairly common to common in much of range. Generally local and uncommon in Amazonia, but range is... read more
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