White Wagtail

Motacilla alba

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Wagtails and Pipits (Motacillidae)

Code 4

WHWA

Code 6

MOTLUG

ITIS

HEAD

White Wagtail Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

White Wagtail Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 18 cm (7.25 in)
  • Weight: 20 g (0.7 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Gray
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

White Wagtail Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Several shallow quick wing strokes.
  • Wingspan Range: 25 cm (10 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Black
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