Pied Wagtail

This pied wagtail settled just long enough, at RSPB Leighton Moss, to capture a couple of photographs.

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These birds present a neat pattern of shades of black-white-grey; I guess ‘pied’ could be an appropriate description. From the colour, you might think that it could be a so-called grey wagtail, but that actually has a partially yellow underside, making it easily confused with the yellow wagtail, which is even more yellow. Confusing!

One thought on “Pied Wagtail

  1. great photo. I just happen to be reading a review of ‘The Orchid Hunter’ in the TLS where there is mention of the Sutton and Catfield Fens in Norfolk and numerous mentions of a mysterious body, the RSPB

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