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Eastern Yellow Wagtail

(Motacilla tschutschensis)
Size: 15-16 cm
Weight: 17-25 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Eastern Yellow Wagtail at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "tschutschensis"

ADULT

MALE

NON-BREEDING

Lateral view of a male Eastern Yellow Wagtail in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Knuckey Lagoon, Darwin, NT, in November 2018]

FEMALE

NON-BREEDING

Near-frontal view of a female Eastern Yellow Wagtail in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Leanyer Sewage Treatment Plant, Darwin, NT, in October 2018]

Near-lateral view of a female Eastern Yellow Wagtail in non-breeding plumage, in direct comparison with a Common Sandpiper and a Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Leanyer Sewage Treatment Plant, Darwin, NT, in October 2018]

Lateral view of a female Eastern Yellow Wagtail in non-breeding plumage; note the long toes (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Leanyer Sewage Treatment Plant, Darwin, NT, in November 2018]

Lateral view of a female Eastern Yellow Wagtail in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Leanyer Sewage Treatment Plant, Darwin, NT, in November 2018]

Lateral view of a female Eastern Yellow Wagtail in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Leanyer Sewage Treatment Plant, Darwin, NT, in October 2018]

Lateral view of a female Eastern Yellow Wagtail in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Leanyer Sewage Treatment Plant, Darwin, NT, in October 2018]

Near-dorsal view of a female Eastern Yellow Wagtail in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Leanyer Sewage Treatment Plant, Darwin, NT, in October 2018]

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