Meadow Pipit (Spring)

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Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about our British birds inspired by their calls and songs.

Kate Humble presents the meadow pipit. No-one would give the meadow pipit any prizes in a beauty competition but this small streaky bird has its own charm, as it bustles through the turf with a jerky motion. If you're hiking across the moor it will rise ahead of you, dither in mid-air and then dart off, buffeted by the spring breeze.

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Tue 7 Apr 2015 05:58

Meadow pipit (Anthus pratensis)

Webpage image courtesy of RSPB (rspb-images.com).
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