Pied Wagtail - Rouwkwikstaart

Pied Wagtail


Motacilla (alba) yarrellii

Pictures: Teus Luijendijk

A regular spring bird in The Netherlands and even a scarce breeder here and there. But it's by far less common than the 'normal' White Wagtail M. (alba) alba, which is a very common bird throughout the country.

  Pied Wagtail  -  Rouwkwikstaart  Motacilla (alba) yarrellii  male ; videograbs (20x).
  Maasvlakte, Rotterdam ZH, The Netherlands, 5 April 2003.


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