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Bertholet's Pipit - Gran Canaria - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Pipit on parade

Many of the plants on Gran Canaria have given up on having leaves. Some have evolved to simply have stems and spikes, …

Bertholet's Pipit - Gran Canaria - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Pipit

We can see Tenerife in the distance. The peak, Teide, is 3718 meters high. No wonder it’s visible above the clouds. Peeping nearby …

Rock Pipit - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Watch the baby

There’s a Rock Pipit on the rocks. They occasionally go in the meadows here too, which is confusing, since the Meadow Pipits …

Meadow Pipit - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Pipping Pipits

Meadow Pipits are very common birds of farmland. It’s the most common songbird in upland Britain. They thrive in Orkney. They fly …

Meadow Pipit - Aust - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Meadow Pipit Parachutes

I’m paying a quick visit to Aust near Bristol. It’s on the River Severn with a clear view of the two Severn …

Rock Pipit

Rock Pipit

There are calls of alarm as I scramble on the cliffs. Then I see a Rock Pipit. Tiny against the swell of the North Sea. I take one photograph and then leave it in peace.