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The White-browed Wagtail

Motacilla maderaspatensis

Description:

The White-browed Wagtail or Large Pied Wagtail (Motacilla maderaspatensis) is the largest member of the wagtail family. They are conspicuously patterned with black above and white below, 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) in South India. (From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-browe...)



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2 Comments

VincentVanur
VincentVanur 5 years ago

Thank you, Pradeep Kumar

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 5 years ago

Nice..

VincentVanur
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VincentVanur

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Lat: 11.00, Long: 76.96

Spotted on Aug 27, 2013
Submitted on Sep 17, 2013

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