Starlings (muku-dori) are numerous, and so are the wagtail (sekirei), the swallow (tsubame) the martin (ten), the woodchat (mozu) and the jay (kakesu or kashi-dori), but the magpie (tOgarasu), though common in China, is rare in Japan.
A friendly wagtail poses for the camera on the giant lily pad.
Characteristic types common to the whole country are the teal, snipe, golden plover and wagtail.
Birds of passage include the buzzard, kite, quail, wild fowl of various kinds, golden thrush, wagtail, linnet, finch and nightingale.
Yellow Wagtail still abound on the beach reserve with 50 counted on a short stretch.
A male White Wagtail was in the carpark and a rather bedraggled male Wheatear was on the short turf near the beach.
citrine wagtail: probably a regular migrant in small numbers.
A Gray Wagtail flew up the river and from a roadside ditch we flushed a Little Crake.
YELLOW WAGTAIL Motacilla flava A single flyover on the 21st at Thaton was the only sighting.
Wild life spotted eagle, grouse, mountain hare, red deer, roe deer, gray wagtail.
In addition to skylarks, other birds feeding on the roof have included linnet, meadow pipit and pied wagtail.
After watching that melee we walked across Braye beach, preceded by a White Wagtail, to check out three Ringed Plovers.
passerine migrants were a single Yellow Wagtail and four Sand Martins which came in off the sea and headed inland.
Palearctic migrant, the Gray Wagtail which also shows a varying amount of yellow.
Pied wagtail The pied wagtail The Pied Wagtail is found mostly in the British Isles.
We have been pleased to see a gray wagtail visiting the garden again over the last 2 weeks.
I watch a wagtail 's pulsing throat; It's nesting in the sacristy.
pied wagtail The Pied Wagtail is found mostly in the British Isles.
As I left I stopped to look at a fluorescent male Yellow wagtail on a plowed field.
The grassland seemed to support almost no birds except for the white wagtail which was very common.
A Water Pipit flew by and a Blue-headed wagtail.
wagtail perches on the apex of the roof across the road.
It's a young gray wagtail whose tail hasn't grown to full length yet.
A dry well grazed area produced three woodchat shrikes along with masked shrike, 3 species of wheatear and hundreds of flava wagtail species.
Summer migrants on passage include wheatear, whinchat, yellow wagtail, tern species and many species of waders.
Among the smaller birds may be enumerated finches, the siskin, bullfinch, pipit, titmouse, wagtail, lark, fine-crested wren, hedge-sparrow, corn-wren, nut-hatch, starling, swallow, martin, swift, thrush, butcher bird, shrike, dipper, yellow-hammer, ortolan and a warbler (Accentor alpinus).
I watch a wagtail 's pulsing throat; It 's nesting in the sacristy.
As I left I stopped to look at a fluorescent male Yellow Wagtail on a plowed field.
A Water Pipit flew by and a Blue-headed Wagtail.
A PIED WAGTAIL perches on the apex of the roof across the road.
It 's a young gray wagtail whose tail has n't grown to full length yet.
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