Citrine Wagtail

Motacilla citreola - Bergeronnette citrine

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Motacillidés

  • Genus
    :

    Motacilla

  • Species
    :

    citreola

Descriptor

Pallas, 1776

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 24 à 27 cm.
  • Weight
    : 17 à 22 g
Longevity

8 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola) is a species of bird in the Motacillidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Motacilla citreola citreola (n, e Europe to c Siberia, Mongolia and ne China)
  • Motacilla citreola calcarata (e Iran and Afghanistan to c China)

Foreign names

  • Bergeronnette citrine,
  • Lavandera Cetrina,
  • Alvéola-citrina,
  • Zitronenstelze,
  • Citrombillegető,
  • Citroenkwikstaart,
  • Cutrettola testagialla orientale,
  • Citronärla,
  • Sitronerle,
  • trasochvost žltohlavý,
  • konipas citronový,
  • Citronvipstjert,
  • sitruunavästäräkki,
  • Sitrienkwikkie,
  • cuereta citrina,
  • Mýrerla,
  • pliszka cytrynowa,
  • citroncielava,
  • citronasta pastirica,
  • Желтоголовая трясогузка,
  • キガシラセキレイ,
  • 黄头鹡鸰,
  • นกเด้าลมหัวเหลือง,
  • 黃頭鶺鴒,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Temperate ; Grassland : Tundra ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Wastewater Treatment Areas, Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Illustration

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