Birds of the southern taiga of western Siberia - song and habitat around Tomsk

Anthus hodgsoni 
-  Olive-backed Pipit - Пятнистый конек - Siberische Boompieper  -  Song

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Recorded on the 21st of May 2005 near Kislovka village, Tomsk outskirts (pine forest; at 5626N, 8452E).

Mass arrival is after the foliage expansion. In Tomsk and its outskirts appears in the final third of May.

Inhabits several types of woodland, overgrown bogs, burnt forests and cutting areas. Common species, at some places abundant. Present all year round in the region.

Sings from arrival until about mid-July.