Rock Pipit

Name: Rock Pipit

Scientific name: Anthus petrosus

Category: Birds

Nature Stars: 50

What are nature stars?

About: A common bird of rocky beaches. Rock Pipit is a small, streaky dark greyish-brown bird. About 16cm long. Feeds on seeds and small invertebrates.

How to identify: Rock Pipits have blackish legs: Meadow Pipits have pale flesh-coloured legs.

Where: Found around rocky coasts. This small bird loves hopping around on rocks by the sea.

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 50
  • Agility: 60
  • Rarity: 50
  • Cute factor: 50
  • Traveller: 70

Fantastic fact: The closely related Water Pipit nests in the Alps and other European mountains, and is a rare winter visitor to marshland in southern England.

Photograph credit: Photo credit tbc


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