Yellow Wagtail
Fact File
Taken at Skateraw on 3rd May 2018 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 




Taken at
Torness on 23rd April 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
Fact File

 
Yellow Wagtail.
Species :
Order:
Family:
Local names:
Motacilla flava.
Passeriformes
Motacillidae
Site Of Nest:
Food:
Plumage:




Length:
Feature:
Eggs:
In tussocks near water.
Insects.

This species' systematics and phylogeny is extremely
confusing. Literally dozens of subspecies have been
described at one time or another, and some 15-20 are
currently considered valid depending on which author
reviews them.
15 - 16 cm
Summer visitor, migrating to Africa in the winter
4 to 8 speckled

Voice: