Grey Wagtail

Scientific Name: Motacilla cinerea
Common Name: Grey Wagtail
Other Names: European Grey Wagtail

Identifying Features: Brown wings, yellow underparts, black tail, black beak, long tail, white eye-ring, white eyebrow, white-black throat

Fun Facts:

  • Like other wagtails, Grey Wagtail is also considered as a little energetic bird due to its continuously wagging tail and frequent moves.
  • Due to the similar appearance, Grey Wagtail is easily mistaken with Yellow Wagtail.


This image was clicked by StuartJPP – via Flickr.

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