Jan 24

Wagtails

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Are these migrants are White wagtails or Pied wagtails? or both are the same? or sub species?

 

 

 

 

Hi Shareez From the Annotated Checklist, available here: https://www.uaebirding.com/bird-checklists You will find: White Wagtail Motacilla alba

- White Wagtail, M. alba alba Very common migrant and winter visitor, mid-September to April.

- White Wagtail (Masked), M. alba personata Uncommon migrant and winter visitor, 2 Sep to 13 Mar; regular through winter only at Wamm Farms; but withpassage noted elsewhere in early October.

 

Your birds are White Wagtail, M. alba alba See: https://www.uaebirding.com/bird-photos

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