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South Georgia Pipit

The South Georgia Pipit (Anthus antarcticus), is a bird found only on the South Georgia archipelago. It is the Antarctic’s only song bird, South Georgia’s only passerine, and one of the few non-seabirds of the region.

It builds nests from dried grass, and lays four eggs a year. It lives off insects and spiders, and beach debris. It has been threatened by environmental damage caused by humans and introductions of predators to the islands such as cats and rats.

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South Georgia Pipit


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