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Birds Pipits and Wagtails

Group: 
Birds

Pipits and wagtails are closely related. Insect eaters that are often, but not always, found near water.

 

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Recent Records Guidance Notes

For more information about a species click/tap its photograph:

Red-throated Pipit

Anthus cervinus

Pied Wagtail

Motacilla alba yarrellii

Yellow Wagtail

Motacilla flava

Grey Wagtail

Motacilla cinerea

Tree Pipit

Anthus trivialis

Meadow Pipit

Anthus pratensis

Water Pipit

Anthus spinoletta

Rock Pipit

Anthus petrosus

These much rarer species have also been recorded in Dorset:

Click/tap the species common name if you want to see more information.

Species Common Name Scientific Name Status
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris)

There are no nature notes for this species


 

 

Richards Pipit Anthus richardi

There are no nature notes for this species


 

 

Blue-headed Wagtail Motacilla flava flava

The are no nature notes for this species


 

 

White Wagtail Mottacilla alba

There are no nature notes for this species