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Water Pipit

Anthus spinoletta (Linnaeus, 1758)

The water pipit is a small passerine bird which breeds in the mountains of Southern Europe and the Palearctic eastwards to China. It is a short-distance migrant; many birds move to lower altitudes or wet open lowlands in winter. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Motacillidae
Genus:
   Anthus
Scientific:
  Anthus spinoletta


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.166

Protonym:
  Alauda Spinoletta

Link:
  http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.542


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  0A3FA18502F4FC70

Avibase ID:
  avibase-0A3FA185

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0A3FA185


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 178489

Geographic range:

  • Anthus spinoletta spinoletta: Mts. of c and sw Europe (Iberia to Balkans and nw Turkey)
  • Anthus spinoletta coutellii: E Turkey to Caucasus, n Iran and Turkmenistan
  • Anthus spinoletta blakistoni: NE Afghanistan to Transbaikalia and Nan Shan Mts.
English:
Water Pipit
Catalan:
grasset de muntanya
Czech:
linduška horská
Danish:
Bjergpiber
German:
Bergpieper
Spanish:
Bisbita Alpino
Spanish (Spain):
Bisbita Alpino
Finnish:
vuorikirvinen
French:
Pipit spioncelle
Croatian:
Planinska trepteljka
Hungarian:
Havasi pityer
Icelandic:
Fjalltittlingur
Italian:
Spioncello
Japanese (romaji):
tahibari
Japanese:
ヒガシヨーロッパタヒバリ
Lithuanian:
Vandeninis kalviukas
Dutch:
Waterpieper
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Vasspiplerke
Norwegian:
Vannpiplerke
Polish:
siwerniak
Portuguese:
Petinha-ribeirinha
Russian:
Горный конёк
Slovak:
ľabtuška vrchovská
Serbian:
planinska trepteljka
Swedish:
vattenpiplärka
Ukrainian:
Щеврик гірський
Chinese:
水鹨
Chinese (Traditional):
水鷚


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pipit spioncelle ( Anthus spinoletta) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements, version 2021:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Oriental Bird Club:
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Anthus [spinoletta or rubescens] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Waterkoester
Arabic: جشنة الماء, جشنة الماء بصوة
Asturian: Chis de los puertos, Zapiqueru, Zarapica Chis
Azerbaijani: Dağ antı, Dağ dağdaçapanı, dağ haçaqanadı
Belarusian: Горны свірстун, Свірстун горны
Bulgarian: Водна бъбрица, Планинска бъбрица
Breton: Ar sidan-froud, Sidan-dour
Catalan: Grasset de muntanya, Titeta gola-roja, Titina de muntanya
Catalan (Balears): Titina de muntanya
Valencian: Titeta gola-roja
Montenegrin: planinska trepteljka, планинска трептељка
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): планинска трептељка
Czech: Linduška horská
Chuvash: сăрт-ту тихашки
Welsh: Corhedydd y dwr, Corhedydd y dŵr, Ehedydd bach, Pibydd y, Sigwti fach yr dŵr
Danish: Bjergpiber, Skærpiber
German: Bergpieper, Strandpieper, Wasserpieper
Greek: (Ευρωπαϊκή) Νεροκελάδα, Νερoκελάδα, Νερογαλούδι, Νεροκελάδα
Greek (Cypriot): Νερογαλούδι
English: Alpine Pipit, American Pipit, Mountain Pipit, Rock Pipit, Water Pipit
English, HBW: Water Pipit
English (IOC): Water Pipit
English (United States): Water Pipit
Esperanto: Akvopipio, bordpipio
Spanish: Bisbita Alpina, Bisbita Alpino, Bisbita de Agua, Bisbita Gorgirrufa, Bisbita ribereño, Bisbita ribereño alpino, Bisbita Ribereño Costero
Spanish (Colombia): Bisbita Alpina
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Pipit Americano
Spanish (Spain): Bisbita Alpino
Spanish (HBW): Bisbita alpino
Spanish (Mexico): Bisbita Gorgirrufa
Estonian: mägikiur
Basque: Grasset de muntanya , Mendi-txirta, Mendi-txirti
Persian: پیپت تالابی
Finnish: Loutokirvinen, Vuorikirvinen
Faroese: Fjalltítlingur, Grátítlingur
French: Pipit aquatique, Pipit commun, Pipit obscur, Pipit spioncelle
Friulian: vuitat
Frisian: Wetterpiper
Irish: Riabhóg chladaigh, Riabhóg Uisce
Gaelic: Gabhagan
Galician: Grasset de muntanya , Pica alpina
Manx: Fushag Varrey, Tweet ushtey
Hebrew: פיפיון מים, פפיון מים
Croatian: Planinska Trepetljka, Planinska trepteljka, Trepteljka pojarica
Hungarian: Havasi pityer
Armenian: [Lernayin Dziatrchnak ], Լեռնային Ձիա ռչնակ, Լեռնային Ձիաթռչնակ
Icelandic: Bergtittlingur, Fjalltittlingur
Italian: Spioncello, Spioncello alpino, Spioncello marino, Spioncello montano
Japanese (romaji): higashiyo-roppatahibari, tahibari, Ta-hibari
Japanese: タヒバリ, ヒガシヨーロッパタヒバリ
Japanese (Kanji): 田雲雀, 田鷚
Georgian: მდის მწყერჩიტა, მთის მწყერჩიტა
Kabardian: къуршкъуацэщӀэж
Mongolian, Halh: усны шийхнүүхэй, харзан шийхнүүхэй, харзны шийхнүүхэй, харзын шийхнүүхэй
Kazakh: Америка жадырағы, Тау жадырағы, таудың жадырақ торғайы
Kazakh (Transliteration): taw jadırağı
Korean: 밭종다리, 옅은밭종다리
Korean (Transliteration): yeoteun-bat-jongdari
Karachay-Balkar: тау тегенек чыпчыкъ
North Karelian: luotokirvoni
Cornish: Corawhesyth an als
Kirghiz: тоо эрсынаары, тоо эрсынары
Scientific: Alauda Rubescens, Alauda Spinoletta, Anthus petrosus meinertzhageni, Anthus rubescens, Anthus rubescens rubescens, Anthus spinoletta, Anthus spinoletta meinertzhageni, Anthus spinoletta spinoletta, Pipastes spinoletta
Luxembourgish: Waasserpiipsert
Lithuanian: Vandeninis kalviukas
Latvian: Ūdeņu čipste
Macedonian: Карпеста треперка, карпеста трепетилка, Планинско ливадарче
Mongolian: усан боролдой, усны шийхнүүхэй, Харзан шийхнүүхэй, Харзны шийхнүүхэй, Харзын шийхнүүхэй
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠬᠠᠷᠠᠵᠠᠨ ᠰᠢᠢᠬᠢᠨᠡᠬᠦᠬᠡᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠣᠰᠣᠨ ᠪᠣᠷᠣᠯᠳᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Усан боролдой
Mongolian (Transliteration): kharzaŋ shiikhnüükhei, kharziŋ shiikhnüükhei, kharzni shiikhnüükhei, usaŋ boroldoi
Moldavian: Fâsă de munte
Maltese: Dizz ta' l-Ilma, Diżż ta' l-Ilma, diżż tal-ilma
Mongolian, Chakhar (Peripheral): усан боролдой
Nepali: जल चुइया“
Dutch: Amerikaanse Waterpieper, Oeverpieper, Waterpieper
Norwegian Nynorsk: Vasspiplerke
Norwegian: Skjærpiplerke, Vannpiplerke
Polish: siwerniak, siwierniak, Swiergotek rdzawogardly, Świergotek rdzawogardły
Pinyin: shuǐ liào, shuǐ liù
Portuguese: Petinha, petinha ribeirinha, Petinha/-ribeirinha/-maritima, Petinha-das-rochas, Petinha-maritima, Petinha-ribeirinha
Portuguese (Portugal): Petinha-ribeirinha
Romansh: Pivet da muntogna
Rhaeto-Romance: Pivet da muntogna
Romanian: Fâsă de munte
Russian: Gorny Konyok, Горный конек, Горный конёк, Конек горный
Scots: Gabhagan, Glasian
Northern Sami: Várrecivkkán
Slovak: Ľabtuška vrchovská
Slovenian: vriskarica
Albanian: Drenja e malit, Pipiti i ujit
Serbian: planinska trepteljka, Планинска трептељка
Swedish: Skärpiplärka, Vattenpiplärka
Thai: นกเด้าดินพันธุ์ไซบีเรีย
Turkmen: dag atjagazy
Turkish: Dağ incirkuşu, Dağ İncirkuşu, Dağ İncirkuşu Habitat, Daş şncirkuşu, Su İncirkuşu, Тау жадырағы
Tuvinian: Даг чаштынчызы
Ukrainian: Гірський щеврик, Щеврик гірський
Uzbek: тоғ йилқичиси
Vietnamese: Chim manh Nhật Bản, Chim Manh nước
Chinese: [shui liu], 水 鹨, 水鷚, 水鹨
Chinese (Traditional): 水鷚, 水鷚〔小水鷚,褐色鷚〕
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 水鷚
Chinese (Taiwan): 水鹨

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