White wagtail Motacilla alba


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Similar species:

Black-backed Wagtail is similar to White Wagtail. Male has black, not gray, back and more white in wings. Females and juveniles very similar.

Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.


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