2012

HP6514 : Pechora Pipit (Anthus gustavi), Norwick

taken 12 years ago, near to Norwick, Unst, Shetland Islands, Scotland

Pechora Pipit (Anthus gustavi), Norwick
Pechora Pipit (Anthus gustavi), Norwick
Pechora Pipits breed principally in northern Siberia and winter in SE Asia. They are rare vagrants in Britain, but easily overlooked, although the smart, stripey plumage is shown to good effect here.

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HP6514, 740 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Mike Pennington   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 30 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 March, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HP 6503 1432 [10m precision]
WGS84: 60:48.3889N 0:48.4052W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HP 6503 1432
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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