Rock Pipit                             Fact File

Taken at Musselburgh on 29th November 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




Taken at Barns Ness
on 26th October 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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At Lunch
Taken at Doonfoot on 30th April 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Doonfoot on 18th October 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile
Taken at Stevenston on 22nd May 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.

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Rock Pipit.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Anthus petrosus
Passeriformes.
Motacilliidae.


Site Of Nest:
Food:
Plumage:

Length:
Wingspan:
Breeding Period:
Eggs:

Cup nest lined with hair on rock cavity.
Insects, small shellfish, and similar.

Dark back of dull brown and slight olive tone,
grey and brown breast streaks.
16-18 cm.
25-27 cm.
April/July. 1 or 2 broods.
4 - 5
.

Voice: