Buffy Pipit
Anthus vaalensis
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The red color of the base of the lower mandible (best seen in some of the enlargements) separates the buffy pipit from the otherwise similar plain-backed pipit. This photograph was taken in Kogatenda in the northern corridor of the Serengeti (8-16). Note the long hind claw. Click the photo above to see 7 enlargements.
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Last Update this page: 1-19-21