Birds Sightings from Kuwait: owned and managed by AbdulRahman Al-Sirhan

24/11/2007 the fourth record of Buff-bellied Pipit at Pivot Fields was photographed today.

The Buff-bellied Pipit the fourth record was found and photographed today by A. Al-Sirhan.
Buff-bellied Pipit identification: Our bird of ssp. japonicus can be told from Water Pipit ssp. coutelii  by bill length and depth and usually leg colour and the darker streaks on breast. Also separated from Meadow Pipit by lack of streaks on crown and mantle (but the Buff-bellied Pipit can show faint streaks on crown and mantle).

Siberian Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus (rubescens) japonicus
Siberian Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus (rubescens) japonicus