Meadow Pipit  Anthus pratensis

Quainton Hills - 19th September 2008


Photo copyright Tim Watts

Presumably a bird on passage.


 

Ivinghoe Beacon - 4th October 2004

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Photo copyright Mike Wallen

Meadow Pipits are not uncommon in the county outside of the breeding season, although a few pairs do breed at suitable sites, one of the better known sites being Steps Hill.  The above picture was taken at a time when several hundred birds were moving through this inland migration site.


Steps Hill - 14th April 2003

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Photo copyright Mike Collard