Yellow Wagtail
Motacilla flava
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All of the above photos of yellow wagtails were taken in Ngorongoro Crater; the left upper photo is courtesy of Fain Zimmerman. It is a palearctic migrant seen from October to April throughout much of sub-Saharan Africa. Note the considerable variation in markings, especially in the enlargements. Click the photo above to see 22 enlargements which include several subspecies and immatures.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-19 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Paul Oliver, Fain Zimmerman, Doug McLennan, Karine Van der Vurst, Linda Bushman
Chuck Derby, Florence & Per Holmen, Stephen Wainer, Christine Baissac

Last Update this page: 7-11-19