Common Name: Australasian Pipit
Distribution: Australia generally.
Ecological Notes: Occupies a range of habitat types from saltmarshes to heaths, dry shrublands and open woodland clearings and beaches. The diet consists of insects and their larvae, as well as seeds.
The Australasian Pipit forages in a jerky, darting motion, stopping to perch on low stones, shrubs or foredune vegetation, whilst wagging its tail up and down.
References: Atlas of Living Australia website at Australasian Pipit Accessed 14 August 2023.
eBird Australia at https://ebird.org/australia/species/auspip2 Accessed 13 August 2023.