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White-browed wagtail

Motacilla maderaspatensis

Description:

The white-browed wagtail is a resident breeder in India and is endemic to the Indian subcontinent. It is a slender bird, with the characteristic long, constantly wagging tail of its genus. It has black upperparts, head and breast, with a white supercilium and large white wingbar. Unlike white wagtails it never has white on the forehead. The rest of the underparts are white. The female has the black less intense than in the male. Juveniles are like the females brown-grey where the adult is black.

Habitat:

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

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Nidhin Basheer
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Nidhin Basheer

Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Jan 23, 2017
Submitted on Jan 23, 2017

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