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Western Yellow Wagtail

Moticilla flava


Small bird. Sparrow-like grey on back of head and wings. Thin white band above eyes. Yellow colour near the vent, and much of the breast.


El- dorado eco-resort on Havelock is perched on one of the cottages.


It had rained heavily and steadily through the night, thanks to Cyclone Hudhud. This bird came out during a short break in the rain. I got just one shot because the humans came out too; in large numbers.

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1 Comment

SukanyaDatta 6 years ago

Thank you, Kibuyu..have corrected the coordinates am not at sea anymore. :) Thanks.

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

Spotted on Oct 8, 2014
Submitted on Oct 15, 2014

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