What is the difference between the African Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp vidua) and the Mekong Wagtail (Motacilla samveasnae)?
Both the African Pied Wagtail and the Mekong Wagtail wag their tail up and down.
Both the African Pied Wagtail and the Mekong Wagtail are black and white with a white eyebrow.
Both the African Pied Wagtail and the Mekong Wagtail are closely related to each other.
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The Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea) is a small bird.
The Grey Wagtail is slim, with grey upperparts and whitish underparts. It has yellow feathers on its vent (by its tail) and the throat. It wags its tails very often.
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The White-Browed Wagtail (Motacilla maderaspatensis) is a medium-sized Asian bird, also known as the Large Pied Wagtail.
The White-Browed Wagtail is black and white, with black upperparts, head, and chest, and white underparts. It has a prominent white brow, shoulder stripe, and outer tail feathers. It has a black forehead. It is slender with a long, constantly wagging tail.
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The Western Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava) is a small passerine bird, related to pipits and longclaws. It wags its tail as it walks or runs along the ground.
The Western Yellow Wagtail is yellow on underparts and face, and olive-green on its back. It has black legs. Its medium-length tail makes the Western Yellow Wagtail the shortest tailed European Wagtail.
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The African Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp vidua) is found throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Motacilla means little mover.
The African Pied Wagtail is a small, black and white bird with black upperparts and white underparts. Juvenile birds are greyer. It has a white eyebrow and mainly white wings. Its tail is long.
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