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Sprague's Pipit Picture @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Galileo Hills, CA
GPS: 35.2N, -117.8W, elev=2,953' MAP
Date: October 8, 2008
ID : 7C2V9711 [3888 x 2592]

Sprague's Pipit Picture @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Galileo Hills, CA
GPS: 35.2N, -117.8W, elev=2,953' MAP
Date: October 8, 2008
ID : 7C2V9725 [3888 x 2592]

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Sprague's Pipit Photo @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Galileo Hills, CA
GPS: 35.2N, -117.8W, elev=2,953' MAP
Date: October 8, 2008
ID : 7C2V9735 [3888 x 2592]

Sprague's Pipit Picture @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Galileo Hills, CA
GPS: 35.2N, -117.8W, elev=2,953' MAP
Date: October 8, 2008
ID : 7C2V9788 [3888 x 2592]

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Sprague's Pipit Image @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Galileo Hills, CA
GPS: 35.2N, -117.8W, elev=2,953' MAP
Date: October 8, 2008
ID : 7C2V9796 [3888 x 2592]

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SPECIES INFO

Sprague's Pipit (Anthus spragueii) is a small passerine bird.

Breeding Range

The breeding range of the Sprague's Pipits includes the Northern Great Plains of North America. More specifically, it nests from the Peace River District of Alberta (Semenchuk 1992), Turtleford, Prince Albert and Shoal Lake, Saskatchewan (Smith 1996), and central Manitoba (Manitoba Avian Research Committee 2003), south through North Dakota, to south-central Montana, western South Dakota and northwestern Minnesota (A.O.U. 1998). In 1991 and 1992, casual nesting was recorded in the Chilcotin-Cariboo Region of British Columbia (Campbell et al 1997).

Wintering Range

Sprague's Pipits winter in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. In the United states it occurs from southern California (casually), south-central and southeastern Arizona, southern New Mexico, central and eastern Texas, southern Kansas, southern Oklahoma, southern Missouri, Tennessee and northwestern Missisissppi south through Arkansas and Louisiana (A.O.U. 1998). In Mexico it is fairly common to common in the interior from northeastern Sonora and Nuevo Leon south to Zacatecas and San Luis Potosi and along the Atlantic Coast from Tamaulipas to central Veracruz. It is uncommon in the Central Volcanic belt, rare in west Tobasco and a vagrant to s Guerrero (Howell and Webb 1995).

Food/Diet

Sprague's Pipit's eat various insects, spiders, and sometimes seeds.





                                     




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