Utah Bird Profile
American Pipit -  Anthus rubescens

Name roots: (F. pipit, "a pipit", L. pipio, "to chirp")  (Gr. anthos, a kind of bird; L. ruber, "red" - reddish)

In Utah:   
by Terry Sadler

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground in a cup nest. This species is not a cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore: ground gleaner. During the non-breeding seasons this species is an omnivore: ground forager.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in alpine and wet meadow habitats.
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