tawny pipit


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tawny pipit

n
(Animals) a small sandy-brown European bird, Anthus campestris, of the wagtail family; an irregular migrant to some parts of Britain
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A Tawny Pipit was briefly on the Great Orme on Saturday, but not relocated, as was a Woodlark on the headland overlooking Bardsey.
In North Wales a tawny pipit, another good south-eastern species, was found near Porth Meuddwy, Aberdaron, and a yellow-browed warbler was at Holyhead in the Breakwater Country Park.
Its site has been featured as a film location and most notably, its interior in the 1944 gem, Tawny Pipit, which starred Bernard Miles and told the gentle wartime story of villagers protecting two rare birds.
A tawny pipit was also found near South Stack, Holyhead, although yet again it was only a short-staying individual.
They include the white pelican, normally located in Romania, the isabelline wheatear, from Greece and the East, and the tawny pipit from Spain on Anglesey.
They included the White Pelican, normally located in Romania, the Isabelline Wheatear, from Greece and the East, and the Tawny Pipit from Spain on Anglesey.
Mike said twitchers had flocked to see the Isabelline Wheatear and as they clamoured for a glimpse they stumbled across the Tawny Pipit.