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White wagtail

Motacilla alba

Description:

The white wagtail is a slender bird, 16.5 to 19 cm in length, with the characteristic long, constantly wagging tail of its genus. Its average weight is 25 g and the maximum lifespan in the wild is about 12 years. The nominate subspecies (Motacilla alba alba) is basically grey above and white below, with a white face, black cap and black throat.

Habitat:

It occupies a wide range of habitats, but is absent from deserts.

Notes:

Photos taken @ lake Modrac, near Lukavac, Bosnia & Herzegovina.

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Dijana Serhatlic
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Dijana Serhatlic

Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Lat: 44.51, Long: 18.50

Spotted on Jun 5, 2018
Submitted on Nov 25, 2018

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