Western yellow wagtail – Motacilla flava – is a small migratory Eurasian passerine of Type – insectivore, Family Motacillidae and Order Passeriformes. It is a extensive summer breeder over Eurasia, but becomes resident in a few limited more temperate areas, and in winter migrates to S Asia and Africa. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to Turkey, the S Caucasus, Iran and small areas of N Syria and N Iraq. It becomes resident in NW Morocco and the Nile Valley of Egypt and N Sudan. The main wintering area is s s Africa, starting in the S of the Sahel Belt states, plus Eritrea, Djibouti and Somalia. In addition there are a few small isolated wintering areas in KSA, W Yemen, N UAE and Oman.
Type - insectivore - nests near ground in tussocks, Typical Habitat - open country near water, marshes, grassy wetland margins, Order: Passeriformes Family: Motacillidae Genus: Motacilla Species - Motacilla flava Western yellow wagtail - Species - ebird.org Western yellow wagtail - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Western yellow wagtail - Card - oiseaux-birds.com Western yellow wagtail - Species - rspb.org.uk Western yellow wagtail - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Western yellow wagtail - Images - google.com Western yellow wagtail - Video - youtube.com Western yellow wagtail - Datazone - birdlife.org