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Nicholson's Pipit

Anthus nicholsoni Sharpe, 1884

Nicholson's pipit is a small passerine bird belonging to the pipit genus Anthus in the family Motacillidae. It was formerly included with the long-billed pipit but is now frequently treated as a separate species. It is a bird found in southern Africa. They are non-migratory. Source: Wikipedia

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


Original description

Citation:
  Sharpe, 1884

Reference:
  BirdsS.Afr.[Layard].ed.2 p. 536

Protonym:
  Anthus nicholsoni

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13970327


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3A1FA0A7C9179D3D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3A1FA0A7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3A1FA0A7


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 920907

Geographic range:

  • Anthus nicholsoni nicholsoni (nicholsoni): SE Botswana and ne South Africa
  • Anthus nicholsoni nicholsoni (primarius): S South Africa (s Western Cape to n Eastern Cape)
  • Anthus nicholsoni petricolus: Lesotho and e South Africa
  • Anthus nicholsoni palliditinctus: Extreme sw Angola and nw Namibia
  • Anthus nicholsoni leucocraspedon: W and s Namibia and sw South Africa
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English:
Nicholson's Pipit
German:
Nicholsonpieper
Spanish:
Bisbita Sudafricano
Spanish (Spain):
Bisbita sudafricano
French:
Pipit de Nicholson
Dutch:
Nicholsons Pieper
Norwegian:
langnebbpiplerke (nicholsoni gr.)
Polish:
świergotek płowopióry
Portuguese:
petinha-sul-africana
Russian:
Южноафриканский конёк
Slovak:
ľabtuška pustatinná
Swedish:
nicholsonpiplärka
Ukrainian:
щеврик світлоперий
Chinese:
博茨瓦纳长嘴鹨


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Nicholson's Pipit ( Anthus nicholsoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Nicholson's Pipit ( Anthus nicholsoni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Nicholson's Pipit ( Anthus nicholsoni) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Nicholson's Pipit ( Anthus nicholsoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Nicholson's Pipit ( Anthus nicholsoni) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Nicholson's Pipit ( Anthus nicholsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Nicholson's Pipit ( Anthus nicholsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Nicholson's Pipit ( Anthus nicholsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Nicholson's Pipit ( Anthus nicholsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Nicholson's Pipit ( Anthus nicholsoni) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Nicholson's Pipit ( Anthus nicholsoni) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Nicholson's Pipit ( Anthus nicholsoni) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Anthus [similis, nicholsoni or bannermani] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Nicholsonkoester
Arabic: جُشْنَةٌ نِيكُولْسُونيّة
German: Nicholsonpieper
English: Nicholson's Pipit
English, HBW: Long-billed Pipit (Nicholson's)
English (IOC): Nicholson's Pipit
English (United States): Nicholson's Pipit
Spanish: Bisbita Sudafricano
Spanish (Spain): Bisbita sudafricano
French: Pipit à long bec (nicholsoni), Pipit de Nicholson
Hebrew: פפיון הרים (סאהל)
Scientific: Anthus nicholsoni, Anthus nicholsoni nicholsoni
Dutch: Nicholsons Pieper
Norwegian: langnebbpiplerke (nicholsoni gr.)
Polish: świergotek płowopióry
Portuguese: petinha-sul-africana
Portuguese (Portugal): petinha-de-nicholson
Russian: Южноафриканский конёк
Slovak: ľabtuška pustatinná
Swedish: nicholsonpiplärka
Turkish: Nicholson İncirkuşu
Ukrainian: щеврик світлоперий
Chinese: 博茨瓦纳长嘴鹨

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