Motacillinae

Rosy Pipit

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Anthus roseatus
Nepali Name: गुलाफीकण्ठे चुइयाँ (Gulafi-kanthe Chuiya)

Rosy Pipit.
Rosy Pipit. Neel Barahi Manahara, Bhaktapur, Nepal. 1,300 meters. 10 November, 2020. Photo: Ashish Shrestha

Paddyfield Pipit

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Anthus rufulus
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Paddyfield Pipit at Bagmati Kathmandu
Chobhar Bagmati, Lalitpur, Nepal. 1,270m. 25 February 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Upland Pipit

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Anthus sylvanus
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Upland Pipit
Chobhar, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1270m. 5 November, 2016. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

White Wagtail

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Motacilla alba
Nepali name: सेतो टिकटिके (Seto Tiktike)

Notes:
1. Communal roosters. Always found in the vicinity of water. Winter visitor.
2. As many as 6 subspecies recorded in Nepal.
3. Beautiful undulating flight.

White-browed Wagtail

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Motacilla maderaspatensis
Nepali Name: खोले टिकटिके (Khole Tiktike)

Richard’s Pipit

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Anthus richardi
Nepali Name: हिँउदे चुइयाँ (Hiude Chuiya)

Olive-backed pipit

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Nepali Name: रुख चुइँया (Rukh Chuinya)