My adventures in the woods, streams, rivers, fields, and lakes of Michigan

Wagtails and pipits

Wagtails and pipits

Order: Passeriformes Family: Motacillidae
The Motacillidae are a family of small passerine birds with medium to long tails. They include the wagtails, longclaws and pipits. They are slender, ground feeding insectivores of open country. There is 1 Michigan species.

American Pipit, Anthus rubescens


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