Water Pipit

Water Pipit


Literature Water Pipit
[order] Passeriformes |

Water Pipit determination[order] Passeriformes | [family] Motacillidae | [latin] Anthus spinoletta | [UK] Water Pipit | [FR] Pipit spioncelle | [DE] Wasserpieper | [ES] Bisbita Alpina | [IT] Spioncello marino | [NL] Waterpieper

Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Anthus spinoletta blakistoni
  2. Anthus spinoletta coutellii
  3. Anthus spinoletta spinoletta
  4. Anthus spinoletta EU c, w, s


The impact of grazing animals on nesting success of grassland passerines in farmland and natural habitats: a field experiment
Author(s): Vaclav Pavel
Abstract: A study was made of the influence of trampling by grazing animals on the nesting success of real nests (meadow pipit, Anthus pratensis; water pipit, Anthus spinoletta; and skylark, Alauda arvensis) and simulated nests (caps from jam-jars filled by gr..[more]..
Source: Folia Zool.- 53(2): 171-178 (2004)
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Territory quality and reproductive success: Can water pipits Anthus spinoletta assess the relationship reliably?
Author(s): Bollman K., Reyer H.U. & Brodmann P.A.
Abstract: Variation in avian reproductive success is often caused by differences among territories in food supply, safety from predators and microclimatic conditions at the nest. Yet, in some habitats these components of territory quality, and hence future rep..[more]..
Source: ARDEA 85 (1): 83-98.
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Provisioning behaviour in relation to food availability and nestling food demand in the Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta
Author(s): Rauter C.M., Brodmann P.A. & Reyer H.U.
Abstract: Insufficient food provisioning by parents can reduce growth rate of altricial nestlings, their size and weight at fledging, and also affect survival. Therefore at low food availability, parents should increase their food provisioning effort. In insec..[more]..
Source: ARDEA 88 (1): 81-90
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All of Motacillidae

  1. American Pipit
  2. Anthus rubescens
  1. Berthelots Pipit
  2. Anthus berthelotii
  1. Blue-headed Wagtail
  2. Motacilla flava
  1. Blyths Pipit
  2. Anthus godlewskii
  1. Citrine Wagtail
  2. Motacilla citreola
  1. Grey Wagtail
  2. Motacilla cinerea
  1. Meadow Pipit
  2. Anthus pratensis
  1. Tawny Pipit
  2. Anthus campestris
  1. Tree Pipit
  2. Anthus trivialis
  1. Water Pipit
  2. Anthus spinoletta
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