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Western yellow wagtail

Motacilla flava

Description:

It is a slender 15–16 cm long bird, with the characteristic long, constantly wagging tail of its genus. It is the shortest tailed of the European wagtails. The breeding adult male is basically olive above and yellow below. In other plumages, the yellow may be diluted by white. The heads of breeding males come in a variety of colours and patterns depending on subspecies.

Habitat:

Spotter near a small swamp inside IIM Trichy campus, Tamilnadu.


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Nidhin Basheer
Spotted by
Nidhin Basheer

Tamil Nadu, India

Lat: 10.76, Long: 78.81

Spotted on Jan 24, 2017
Submitted on Jan 24, 2017

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