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Wild Bird Guide : Yellow Wagtail
Yellow Wagtail - Motacilla flava
This slim, elegant summer visitor can be seen late March to September time in central and eastern England, eastern Wales, & south ern Scotland. A good place to look for them is lowland grasslands where cattle are being grazed.
|Adult||Yellow underparts & face, greeny -yellow back and a black - yellow bobbing long tail with white edges.|
Paler in colour than the adult, with half collar maring from the base of the neck.
|Size||16 - 17 cms|
|Bill||brown, short & thin|
|Legs||black, medium in length|
inland fresh water, marshes, fields especially where cattle graze.
walks, perches openly, takes off and lands on the groud
|Flocking||1 - 15|
loud see - ip and disjointed warble
on the gound
5 - 6, greyish speckled brown
|Incubation period||12 - 14 days|
|Broods||1 - 2; May - June|
seeds & insects
|UK breeding pairs||