Grey Wagtail
Fact File
Taken at Strathclyde Park on 19th December 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 

 

Taken at Strathaven on 29th September 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
Fact File
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 29th October 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
Fact File
Female
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 30th May 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
Fact File
Breeding Plumage
Taken at Hogganfiled Loch on 16th July 2015 with Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.

Fact File
 
Grey Wagtail.
Species :
Order:
Family:
Local names:
Motacilla cinerea
Passeriformes.
Motacillidae.
Cow Bird, Dun Wagtail, Grey Wangster, Wangtail,
Water Wagtail, Winter Wagtail

Site Of Nest:
Materials:
Food:
Plumage:



Length:
Breeding Period:
Eggs:
Under an overhanging bank, shelves in rocks.
Moss, roots, lined with hair.
Insects.
May be confused with the Yellow Wagtail,
but is not as brilliantly coloured.
Summer: bluish-grey head and back; pale streak over eye, black throat; yellow underneath. Winter: whitish-yellow chin and throat.
17-20 cms.

April-June.
5 or 6; Pale grey, clouded with faint creamy-brown.

Voice: