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Sprague's Pipit Anthus spragueii

Flight call description A high, squeaky "syip" delivered singly or in a short series of separate notes.


Fig.1. Texas April 11, 1996 (MO). 

Bird in flight.


Examples     Diurnal


Similar species See American Pipit.


Behavior Primarily a nocturnal migrant but engages in resumed migration. Flight calls are given almost exclusively by birds in flight and only rarely by perched birds. Not known to call in nocturnal migration.