Skip Navigation

Go
Species Search:
FieldGuidesthreatened and/or endangered search resultsthreatened and/or endangered

next

Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus

 

enlarge +

Red-throated Pipit, adult
credit: Daniel Pettersson/CCSA

All Images

   

Get Our Newsletters

 

Advanced Search

Family: Motacillidae, Wagtails and Pipits view all from this family



Description Breeding birds are striking (male especially) with brick-red face, throat, and breast. Fall birds lack this color, but have striking streaking.


Dimensions Length: 6" (15 cm)


Range Alaska, California


Voice Call is thin and high-pitched.


Discussion Breeds in Siberia and occurs as scarce migrant in western Alaska in spring and fall; rare vagrant further south on West coast, mainly in fall, favoring short grassland.


 

 

 

2007 eNature.com