Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for pipit

a songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open country

References in periodicals archive ?
A Water Pipit is at Pontllyfni sewage works, with 21 Great Northern Divers offshore.
This fine picture of the water pipit was taken by Mark Walpole.
To examine the influence of meteorological conditions on bird wintering, we selected common and characteristic short-distance migrants of three Mediterranean ecosystems: waterfowl species in wetlands, woodcock in woodlands, and the skylark and meadow pipit in farmlands.
However, the first pipit nest in over 200 years was recently observed in the west of the island--traditionally a highly rodent-infested area.
When I heard a pipit I said: "That's the first one I've heard for four years.
The agency said the casualties included three teenage boys who drowned in Pipit town in North Cotabato province, 930 kilometers south of Manila.
Other birds which nest on the moors around Huddersfield include the golden plover, meadow pipit, skylark, lapwing and several types of breeding waders.
The volunteers were shocked to find out just how many winged swimmers they support, spotting not only common birds like blackbirds, magpies, wrens and robins, but some quite rare breeds including red kite, linnet, tree pipit and ring-necked parakeet.
Plant the front of borders with the sharp, lemony tones of the miniature variety Baby Moon, add a lily-like scent with Narcissus poeticus recurvus (the pheasantis eye narcissus) and savour the sweetness of your flowerbeds with varieties like Pipit, Sweetness and Cheerfulness.
FRONT-RUNNING tactics paid dividends again for Lucky Pipit as she destroyed her rivals at Sandown with an injection of pace at the two-furlong pole.
Females of each race lay a distinctive egg type that tends to match the host's eggs, for instance, brown and spotted for meadow pipit hosts or plain blue for redstart hosts, the report said.
Visitors to the Sepulveda Basin could spot blue grosbeak, blue-winged teal, Eurasian wigeon, American avocet, solitary sandpiper, horned lark, Sprague's pipit, chestnut-collared longspur, and wintering Canada goose.
For example, grassland species like Sprague's pipit (Anthus spragueii) and boreal species like the blackpoll warbler (Dendroica striata) are ranked high in both responsibility and concern.
We're creating an opportunity for friends to shop together, retailers to offer interactive web assistance to consumers who seek it, and consumers to design and interact with their choices before they make a purchase," commented David Fishman, CEO of Pipit Interactive.