Water Pipit

Scientific Name: Anthus spinoletta
Common Name: Water Pipit
Other Name: Rock Pipit

Identifying Features: brownish colour, wading in water, greyish brown upper parts, weakly streaked, pale-pink under parts, head greyish

Fun Facts:

  • Water Pipit is less approachable than other Pipits. It rises very high and quickly leaves when approached.


This image was clicked by Edward Humphreys – via Flickr.

Where have you seen this bird? Let us know in the comments below. You can also share a photo of this bird clicked by you by sending it to birdwatcher@delhigreens.org

Leave a Comment