Water pipits: Three species rather than one?

Martin Garner, Yoav Perlman, Yosef Kiat, J. Martin Collinson

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Abstract

Based on a distinctive call, differences in plumage and a preliminary genetic analysis, the Caucasian Water Pipit' Anthus spinoletta coutellii may represent a separate species within the Rock A. petrosus/Water Pipit A. spinoletta complex. The differences between the taxa currently treated as three races of a single species, the Water Pipit A. spinoletta, are described in this short paper.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)42-48
Number of pages7
JournalBritish Birds
Volume108
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

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