Story: Birds of mountains and open country

Chatham Island pipit (1st of 3)

Chatham Island pipit

Three offshore island groups have their own subspecies of the New Zealand pipit. The Chatham Island subspecies is found on the main islands of the Chathams group – this bird is on the tiny Sisters islands, 20 kilometres north of the Chatham Island coast.

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Christina Troup, 'Birds of mountains and open country - New Zealand pipit', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/14019/chatham-island-pipit (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Christina Troup, published 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015