Pied Wagtail
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Taken at Doonfoot on 3rd December 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 22nd March 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 12th April 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Taken at Ardmore Point on 15th October 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Lunch
Taken at Argaty Farm on 9th July 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile
Taken at Ardnave Point, Islay on 10th July 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Musselburgh on 10th February 2016 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File
 
Pied Wagtail.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Motacilla alba.
Passeriformes.
Motacillidae.

Black and White Wagtail, Dish Washer, Nappy Wagtail, Nanny Washtail, Peggy Wash Dish, Penny Wagtail, Quaketail, Wangtail, Water Wagtail, White Wagtail, Willie Wagtail, Winter Wagtail


Site Of Nest:
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Breeding Period:
Length:
Eggs:
In a bank, piles of wood, holes in walls.
Grass, moss, roots, lined with feathers, wool and hair.
Insectivore.
Summer: variegated with black and white.
Black on chin, throat and neck. White on the side of neck.
Winter: the back and scapulars are ash grey; white chin and throat with black gorget.
April onwards.
16-19cm
4 or 5. Greyish-white, spotted with greyish brown.
Voice: