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Wood wagtail
Wagtail Wag"tail`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of many species of Old World singing birds belonging to Motacilla and several allied genera of the family Motacillid[ae]. They have the habit of constantly jerking their long tails up and down, whence the name. Field wagtail, any one of several species of wagtails of the genus Budytes having the tail shorter, the legs longer, and the hind claw longer and straighter, than do the water wagtails. Most of the species are yellow beneath. Called also yellow wagtail. Garden wagtail, the Indian black-breasted wagtail (Nemoricola Indica). Pied wagtail, the common European water wagtail (Motacilla lugubris). It is variegated with black and white. The name is applied also to other allied species having similar colors. Called also pied dishwasher. Wagtail flycatcher, a true flycatcher (Sauloprocta motacilloides) common in Southern Australia, where it is very tame, and frequents stock yards and gardens and often builds its nest about houses; -- called also black fantail. Water wagtail. (a) Any one of several species of wagtails of the restricted genus Motacilla. They live chiefly on the shores of ponds and streams. (b) The American water thrush. See Water thrush. Wood wagtail, an Asiatic wagtail; (Calobates sulphurea) having a slender bill and short legs.

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- The wagtails, longclaws, and pipits are a family, Motacillidae, of small p****erine birds with medium to long tails. The around 70 species occur in five...
- Snail) by the 170 hp (127 kW) ABC Wasp radial engine. The Wagtail was of conventional wood and fabric construction, with the upper wing centre-section...
- spiderhunter Olive-backed sunbird Forest wagtail White wagtail White-browed wagtail Citrine wagtail Yellow wagtail Grey wagtail Richard's pipit Paddyfield pipit...
- yellow wagtail, Motacilla flava Citrine wagtail, Motacilla citreola Grey wagtail, Motacilla cinerea White wagtail, Motacilla alba White-browed wagtail, Motacilla...
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- whipbird Eastern whip-poor-will Eastern wood pewee Eastern woodhaunter Eastern yellow robin Eastern yellow wagtail Eastern yellow-billed hornbill Eastern...
- greenshank, northern pintail, yellow wagtail, white wagtail, northern shoveller, rosy pelican, spot-billed pelican, gadwall, wood sandpiper, spotted sandpiper...
- Richardson Orsino Thruston Philip Selway Donaghan Tremlett Steve Mackey Myron Wagtail Jarvis ****er Nigel Wolpert William Melling Bane Jason Piper Phineas Nigellus...
- driver. Mayor Ladymaus (voiced by Amy Palant) a opossum is the mayor of Wagtail Woods. Barry (voiced by Daxx George) is a little bunny. Lola (voiced by Lisa...
- Wild birds in which xanthochromism has been recorded include yellow wagtail, wood warbler, Cape May warbler, rose-breasted grosbeak, evening grosbeak...