Water pipits like watercress!

Water pipit (Anthus spinoletta spinoletta) Galicia, Spain

Water pipits are strange creatures, in that some of them move north for winter! But places like England and Wales are still presumably warmer in winter than high up a mountain in northern Spain (where they breed). In one location in north Wales, they were observed to favour watercress beds! In other places they were found on sewage farms. (2) They feed on insects and snails which presumably can be obtained throughout the winter in wet places such as this.

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