African Pied Wagtail

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The African Pied Wagtail is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The African Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp) is a species of bird in the Motacillidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. More

The African pied wagtail is not a shy bird, and it can often be found near a home or at a campsite, scavenging for food. This specie of wagtail, which is less common than the Cape wagtail, is very conspicuous and has a loud piping call. Other names: Afrikaans - Bontwikkie : Photographer: EcoTravel Africa The African pied wagtails feed on small insects, which they sometimes intercept while flying, but generally pick up off the ground. More

The African Pied Wagtail is a Southern African bird that belongs to the Motacillidae bird family group which includes birds such as Wagtails, Longclaws, Pipits. The description for the African Pied Wagtail (Latin name Motacilla aguimp) can be found in the 7th Edition of the Roberts Birds of Southern Africa. The Motacilla aguimp can be quickly identified by its unique Roberts identification number of 711 and the detailed description of this bird is on page 1089. More

African Pied Wagtail African Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp) African Pied Wagtail at the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve. Motacilla aguimp - African Pied Wagtail - Bergeronnette pie ou Bergeronnette veuve africaine - 19/02/10 African Pied wagtail (Motacilla aguimp). More

* African Pied Wagtails African Pied Wagtails Sitting on Rope of Ilala Ferry on Lake Malawi Malawi Duncan Wallace 18 July 2004 12 weeks ago 3 * A bird on the ground. Jemmu Valley, Ethiopia Josep del Hoyo 26 November 2005 10 weeks ago 2 Sounds 2 recordings * Calling from open ground near river in the Oliphants area. More

divergence between Mekong Wagtail and African Pied Wagtail is greater than between any of the other black-and-white wagtail taxa, and it also exhibits clear differences in moult strategy and habitat choice (1). It is highly distinctive, being the only black-and-white wagtail in South-East Asia exhibiting the adult/first-adult plumage character combination of a black forehead, lores and ear coverts, striking white supercilia, a white throat and white neck patch. More

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. 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. The African Pied Wagtail belongs to the family of birds classified as Motacillidae. More

African Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp) by Derek Solomon from Zambia XC41428 :: African Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp) = Recording data Recordist Derek Solomon Date 02-08-03 Time 06:00 Country Zambia Location South Luangwa National Park Lodge Longitude E31. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Motacillidae
Genus : Motacilla
Species : aguimp
Authority : Dumont, 1821