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White-browed Wagtail or Large Pied Wagtail

Motacilla maderaspatensis

Description:

The White-browed Wagtail or Large Pied Wagtail (Motacilla maderaspatensis) is a medium-sized bird and is the largest member of the wagtail family. They are conspicuously patterned with black above and white, a prominent white brow, shoulder stripe and outer tail feathers. They are common in small water bodies and have adapted to urban environments where they often nest on roof tops. The specific name is derived from the Indian city of Madras (now Chennai). - Source Wikipedia

Notes:

at Attiveri Bird Sanctuary

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ChimeTsetan
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ChimeTsetan

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Jan 18, 2014
Submitted on Jan 20, 2014

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