Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis


BirdLife International. 2015. European Red List of Birds. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg.

Chiron, F.; Filippi-Codaccioni, O.; Jiguet, F.; Devictor, V. 2010. Effects of non-cropped landscape diversity on spatial dynamics of farmland birds in intensive farming systems. Biol. Conserv. 143: 2609-2616.

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Lehikoinen, A.; Green, M.; Husby, M.; Kålås, J. A.; Lindström, Å. 2014. Common montane birds are declining in northern Europe. J. Av. Biol. 45: 3-14.

Peach, W. J.; Dodd, S.; Westbury, D. B.; Mortimer, S. R.; Lewis, P.; Brook, A. J.; Harris, S. J.; Kossock-Philip, R.; Buckingham, D. L.; Chaney, K. 2011. Cereal-based wholecrop silages: A potential conservation measure for farmland birds in pastoral landscapes. Biol. Conserv. 144: 836-850.

Snow, D.W. and Perrins, C.M. 1998. The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 2: Passerines. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Tellería, J. L.; Fernández-López, J.; Fandos, G. 2016. Effect of climate change on Mediterranean winter ranges of two migratory passerines. PLoS ONE 11(1): e0146958.

Tyler, S. 2004. Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis). In: J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D.A. Christie and E. de Juana (eds), Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

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Further resources

Detailed species account from Birds in Europe: population estimates trends and conservation status (BirdLife International 2004)

Detailed species account from Birds in Europe: population estimates, trends and conservation status (BirdLife International 2004)

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Anthus pratensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/02/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/02/2020.