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Species Code: ANSP
Breeding Range Map
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This Pipit is fairly common in alpine areas at very high elevations in the Olympic Mountains, the northern Cascade Mountains, and on major volcanoes in the southern Cascades. It prefers moist habitats such as seeps with well-developed alpine vegetation.
Good habitat in core zones included rocks, parkland, and meadows in the Mountain Hemlock, Sub-alpine Fir (except in the Olympic Mountains) and Alpine/Park zones.
American Pipits breed in the wetter western alpine regions. Records also show many American Pipit nests on Mount Baker and throughout the North Cascades National Park. Whether or not this species still breeds on Mount St. Helens is a mystery, as most of the suitable American Pipit habitat was covered with ash.
Translated from the Washington Gap Analysis Bird Volume by Uchenna Bright
Text edited by Gussie Litwer
Webpage designed by Dave Lester