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Pipit, Golden
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Tmetothylacus tenellus
Africa, Asia, East Africa, Gauteng Province, Global, Horn of Africa, Ilkeliani, Kenya, KwaZulu Natal Province, Limpopo Province, Malawi, Middle East, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, South Central Africa, Southern Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe Read more
Related Reading
The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common in north-western and southern Somalia, locally common in Kenya and Tanzania and uncommon in southern Sudan (del Hoyo et al. 2004). ...
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The adult male, unlike most pipits, is very easy to identify. It is yellow below and yellow in the wings. From the front the yellow throat and breast with the dark band does resemble the Yellow-throated Longclaw or Pangani Longclaw, but neither have yellow wings (very obvious in flight) and both have a black line in the face. The female Golden Pipit is a fairly typical brown pipit but has a yellow underside to the wing. It is gold in colour. ...
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