White Wagtail ( Male )
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Taken at Skateraw on 24th December 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 



Taken
at Strathclyde Park on 19th April 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Female
Taken
at Ardmore Point on 21st April 2016 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile
Taken at Musselburgh on 13th September 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken
at Skateraw on 24th December 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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White Wagtail.
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Local names:
Motacilla alba.
Passeriformes.
Motacillidae


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Crevices in stone walls and similar natural and
man-made structures.

Rough cup assembled from twigs, grass,
leaves and other plant matter,
Insectivore.
The reasons for wagging the tail are poorly
understood. It has been suggested that it
may flush prey, or signal submissiveness to
other wagtails. A recent study has suggested
instead that it is a signal of vigilance to potential
predators.
Very complicated differences between Pied Wagtail
and White Wagtail. Simply, the White Wagtail is more gray than black.
April - August.
16.5 - 19 cms.
4 - 6. Cream-coloured, often with a faint bluish-green
or turquoise tint, and heavily spotted with reddish brown.

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