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Buffy Pipit
Anthus vaalensis Shelley, 1900
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Motacillidae
Genus:
  Anthus

Scientific:
  Anthus vaalensis

Citation:
  Shelley, 1900

Reference:
  BirdsAfr. 2 p.311

Protonym:
  Anthus vaalensis

Avibase ID:
  3BC778CE7FA76718

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
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Buffy Pipit
Czech:
  linduška žlutohnědá
German:
  Vaalpieper
Danish:
  Gråbrun Piber
Spanish:
  Bisbita del Vaal
Finnish:
  kulokirvinen
French:
  Pipit du Vaal
Italian:
  Pispola camoscio
Japanese:
  sujinashitahibari
Japanese:
  スジナシタヒバリ
Dutch:
  Vaalrivierpieper
Norwegian:
  Slettepiplerke
Polish:
  świergotek płowy
Portuguese:
  petinha-do-vaal
Russian:
  Южноафриканский конёк
Slovak:
  ľabtuška plavá
Swedish:
  långstjärtad piplärka
Chinese:
  沙黄鹨


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Buffy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
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]
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]
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 3rd edition:
   Sandy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   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 Alive (03/07/2017):
   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)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Sandy Pipit ( Anthus vaalensis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    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]

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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Other synonyms

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

 

         

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