African Pied Wagtail

Motacilla aguimp - Bergeronnette pie

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Motacillidés

  • Genus
    :

    Motacilla

  • Species
    :

    aguimp

Descriptor

Temminck, 1820

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 22 à 33 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

African Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp) is a species of bird in the Motacillidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Motacilla aguimp vidua (Sierra Leone and Mali to s Sudan and nw Kenya, s Egypt to s Somalia and south to e South Africa)
  • Motacilla aguimp aguimp (s Namibia to c South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Bergeronnette pie,
  • Lavandera Africana,
  • Alvéola-preta-e-branca,
  • Witwenstelze,
  • özvegybillegető,
  • Afrikaanse Bonte Kwikstaart,
  • Ballerina africana,
  • Brokärla,
  • Afrikaerle,
  • trasochvost africký,
  • konipas africký,
  • Afrikansk Vipstjert,
  • afrikanvästäräkki,
  • Bontkwikkie,
  • cuereta africana,
  • Árerla,
  • pliszka srokata,
  • Āfrikas cielava,
  • deviška pastirica,
  • Пегая трясогузка,
  • ハジロハクセキレイ,
  • 非洲斑鹡鸰,
  • 非洲斑鶺鴒,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers/Streams/Creeks, Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens, Urban Areas ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Ponds (below 8ha), Aquaculture Ponds, Wastewater Treatment Areas

Geographic range

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