Definition of water pipit in English:

water pipit

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noun

A dark-coloured European pipit that frequents waterside habitats.
  • Anthus spinoletta, family Motacillidae; formerly thought to be conspecific with the rock pipit
More example sentences
  • The couple of times I've been there this winter there have been 2-3 water pipits but no rock pipits.
  • The water pipit feeds on the ground; in short grass, low herbs, bare ground; walks about daintily picking insects from ground or low vegetation; may run or fly up from ground to catch an insect.
  • On 1st November, a water pipit and a red-throated pipit arrived off the sea together at Ra's al-Akhdar in Abu Dhabi.

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