Their songs consist of a twittering sound, and are generally sung from atop a tall tree, perched on one of the branches, though it does sing in flight as well. Seawall – this is where all the activity was a mix of 3 Song Thrushes, male Pied Wagtail and 31 Meadow Pipits feeding together in the short grass, with a pair of Black Redstarts feeding on the sea wall and down on the rocks with a pair of Stonechats and 3 Wrens. AVICULTURAL MAGAZIN E. %}k&jL- 7. A perched juvenile Pied Wagtail. The harbour area has black guillemots and the chance of other seabirds. The sightings and occasional thoughts of an English birder in Oslo The grey wagtail hunting on the Sutla River, Istra, Croatia. 4 Snipe. Our Pied Wagtails are a different race to the familiar White Wagtail of Europe many of which will also pass through Britain heading for Iceland. willie wagtail, Rhipidura leucophrys, adult calling while perched on branch, Victoria, Australia 14 December 2019. This Grey Wagtail has been flying at my window for the last few days. White wagtail (Motacilla alba) Pied wagtail, Pied white wagtail, Bachstelze, am Wasser, Wasserloch, Pfütze, Bach-Stelze, Motacilla alba. 24 Pied Wagtail. Chat Moss. Some pied wagtails also nest on the adjoining coasts of France and Holland. 1 Sparrowhawk male chased off by 3 Magpie. Surveying wildlife at Áras an Uachtaráin. Woodpigeon – one flock of c.120 & one of c.60 –, 7 Golden Plover, feathers of 1 dead Grey Heron (looked like fox kill – bones and feathers bitten through), 3 Buzzard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, 5 Raven, 5 Skylark, 1 Goldcrest, c.120 Fieldfare, c.40 Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Stonechat, 3 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, c.15 Chaffinch. This wagtail does two things continually which I witnessed myself. The Pied Wagtail tends to visit my garden only during very cold winters and when there is snow on the ground. african pied wagtail kruger national park birds The African Pied Wagtail (Latin name Motacilla aguimp) is described in Roberts Birds of Southern Africa, 7th Edition. 1 new species to add to the year and indeed patch list in the form of a flock of 6 Canada Geese flying over the car park, given away by their honking call. Colin Brett 53,573 views. Male Pied Wagtail trapped and ringed at Portland Bill Bird Observatory on 18 March 2010 (Martin Cade) Obviously, the main differences are the bold black coloration of the male Pied Wagtail and the contrasting pale grey upperparts of the male White Wagtail. To have a Willie Wagtail totem tells you that there may be more friendships that will enter your life. ... White wagtail Motacilla alba alba, juvenile, flying over marsh at sunrise, Tiszaalpár, Hungary in June. Pied Wagtail flying low over the river as it searches for insects. Rain until mid morning, then soggy. Please be aware this is a group for BIRDS so the main focus of the image should be of a bird, either in flight or not. Pied Wagtail, Motacilla alba, Single adult standing on cow pat in winter plumage. Willie Wagtail is also known for not being reserved, they can be semi-tamed and could live through human activity in rural areas. In half an hour I recorded 272 siskins and the following day another 217 flying west in 2.5 hours. yarelli, Germany. Birds; Cage birds. We will not accept pics that seem to show a bird in poor conditions or a state of distress. Firstly, walking back from Willow Pond towards the main track, I heard the distinctive call of a Pied Wagtail flying overhead although unfortunately I failed to see it. Sep 9, 2017 - Explore Toya's board "Wagtail tattoo" on Pinterest. Please do not upload images of a person holding a bird, unless it is a bird of prey on a gloved hand. Cadishead Moss. Pied Wagtail Roost in Bournemouth Town centre. It is a race of the same species, and has a pale grey rather than black back. Pied Flycatcher, 29th September 2017 Photo - Ben Ward: September 28th. The most distinctive feature is the tail, as its named after it, it never stops waging! I also sometimes see it on the roof tops of nearby houses. 6 Tree Sparrow. I recorded more siskins on 26th, plus an Eastern Yellow Wagtail that came up from the golf course and flew south-east! 130 Lapwing. This bird has a unique Roberts number of 711 and you will find a full description of this bird on page 1089 also a picture of the African Pied Wagtail on page 1073. This picture also appears in the following picture tours: Wildlife in England, Birds - Garden. As you can see he has had a right go at the glass. Pied Wagtail – male. It had been years since I’d even seen a long-tail but the sleek lines and tiny round head were pretty unmistakable, easy to locate at the far end of Conder Pool where it ducked and dived many times. Around were 2 Greenshank, a Ruff, a Redstart, a Pied Flycatcher, 200 Goldcrest and 2 Grey Wagtail.