White Wagtail


Scientific Name: Motacilla alba
Common Name: White Wagtail, Pied Wagtail
Other Names: Willy Wagtail, Dhoban

Identifying Features: black beak, black and white plumage, small size.

Fun Facts:

  • The white Wagtail is the national bird of Latvia.
  • It has a characteristic feature of bobbing the tail, hence got the name ‘wagtail’.


This image was clicked by Nitoo Das.

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