American Pipit (Anthus rubescens)
The American Pipit is a fairly common winter and spring visitor on campus from November to April. They are usually seen in medium to large-sized flocks, and the best place to find them on campus is the athletic fields. It is a common wintering bird throughout southern California.
High Count: 85, Average Count: 20-50
American Pipits have gray-brown upperparts and head with a white supercilium (line above the eye), and white underparts with gray-brown streaking on the breast and sides.