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Buffy Pipit

Anthus vaalensis Shelley, GE 1900

The buffy pipit is a species of bird in the Motacillidae family. It is found in plains and open countryside in southern and eastern Africa. The IUCN has assessed its conservation status as being of least concern. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Shelley, GE 1900

Reference:
   Birds Afr. 2 p.311

Protonym:
  Anthus vaalensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14023216


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3BC778CE7FA76718

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3BC778CE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3BC778CE


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 558670

Geographic range:

  • Anthus vaalensis vaalensis: southern Botswana to southern Mozambique, South Africa, and western Lesotho
  • Anthus vaalensis neumanni: Plateau of Angola; disperses to Namibia and Botswana
  • Anthus vaalensis marungensis: N Zambia to s Tanzania
  • Anthus vaalensis chobiensis: NE Namibia to s Democratic Republic of the Congo, w Tanzania, n Botswana and Mozambique
  • Anthus vaalensis namibicus: NE and c Namibia
  • Anthus vaalensis exasperatus: Salt pans of ne Botswana; wanders to w Zimbabwe
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English:
Buffy Pipit
Catalan:
piula del riu Vaal
Czech:
linduška plavá
Danish:
Gråbrun Piber
German:
Vaalpieper
Spanish:
Bisbita del Vaal
Spanish (Spain):
Bisbita del Vaal
Finnish:
kulokirvinen
French:
Pipit du Vaal
Croatian:
pjegavoprsa trepteljka
Hungarian:
Vaal-pityer
Italian:
Pispola camoscio
Japanese (romaji):
sujinashitahibari
Japanese:
スジナシタヒバリ
Lithuanian:
Geltonasis kalviukas
Dutch:
Vaalrivierpieper
Norwegian:
Slettepiplerke
Polish:
świergotek płowy
Portuguese:
petinha-do-vaal
Russian:
Песочный конёк
Slovak:
ľabtuška plavá
Serbian:
Trepteljka sa reke Val
Swedish:
långstjärtad piplärka
Ukrainian:
Щеврик блідий
Chinese:
沙黄鹨
Chinese (Traditional):
沙地純背鷚


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Buffy or Long-tailed Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pipit du Vaal ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Sandy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Sandy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Sandy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Anthus vaalensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Afrikaans: Vaalkoester
Catalan: piula del riu Vaal
Czech: linduška plavá, linduška žlutohnědá
Danish: Gråbrun Piber
German: Vaalpieper
English: Buffy or Long-tailed Pipit, Buffy Pipit, Sandy Pipit
English, HBW: Buffy Pipit
English (IOC): Buffy Pipit
English (Kenya): Buffy Pipit
English (United States): Buffy Pipit
Esperanto: Valpipio
Spanish: Bisbita del Vaal
Spanish (Spain): Bisbita del Vaal
Spanish (HBW): Buffy Pipit
Estonian: kulukiur
Finnish: kulokirvinen
French: Pipit du Vaal, Pipit du Vaal ou P. à longue queue
Croatian: pjegavoprsa trepteljka
Hungarian: Vaal-pityer
Italian: Pispola camoscio
Japanese (romaji): sujinashitahibari
Japanese: スジナシタヒバリ
Scientific: Anthus [vaalensis or longicaudatus], Anthus vaalensis, Anthus vaalensis vaalensis
Lithuanian: Geltonasis kalviukas
Dutch: Vaalrivierpieper
Norwegian: Slettepiplerke
Polish: świergotek płowy
Portuguese: petinha-do-vaal
Portuguese (Portugal): petinha-creme
Russian: Песочный конёк, Южноафриканский конёк
Slovak: ľabtuška plavá
Serbian: Trepteljka sa reke Val
Sotho, Southern: Tšase
Swedish: långstjärtad piplärka
Swahili: Kipimanjia Kijivucheupe
Turkish: Vaal incirkuşu, Vaal İncirkuşu
Ukrainian: Щеврик блідий
Chinese: 沙黄鹨
Chinese (Traditional): 沙地純背鷚

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