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Western Yellow Wagtail
Motacilla flava [incl. plexa] (= Motacilla flava)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Motacillidae
Genus:
  Motacilla

Scientific:
  Motacilla flava

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Avibase ID:
  1A57A656DB053DAC

Taxomic Serial Number:

Geographic range:

  • Motacilla flava flava: S Scandinavia to c Europe, and Ural Mts.; >sub-Saharan Africa
  • Motacilla flava beema: Russia to w Siberia, n Kazakhstan and Altai; >e Africa, India
  • Motacilla flava cinereocapilla: Italy, Sicily, Corsica, Sardinia, Slovenia; >w-c Africa
  • Motacilla flava pygmaea: Egypt (delta and s along Nile River)
  • Motacilla flava iberiae: SW France, Iberian Pen. and nw Africa; >w and n-c Africa
  • Motacilla flava leucocephala: NW Mongolia to nw China and adj. USSR; >mostly in India
  • Motacilla flava flavissima: Britain and adj. coastal Europe; >Africa
  • Motacilla flava lutea: Lower Volga R basin to Kazakhstan; >Africa, Indian subcontinent
  • Motacilla flava [feldegg or melanogrisea]: Balkans to Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan; >e Africa, s Asia
  • Motacilla flava thunbergi: Scandinavia to nw Siberia; >sub-Saharan Africa,s and SE Asia
  • Motacilla tschutschensis plexa: Breeds northern Siberia; winter range incompletely known, but winters in southeast Asia, west perhaps to India
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Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Western Yellow Wagtail [incl. plexa]
Czech:
  konipas luční
German:
  Wiesenschafstelze
Danish:
  Gul Vipstjert
Spanish:
  Lavandera Boyera
Finnish:
  keltavästäräkki
French:
  Bergeronnette printanière
Icelandic:
  Gulerla
Italian:
  Cutrettola
Japanese:
  Western Yellow Wagtail
Japanese:
  Western Yellow Wagtail
Dutch:
  Gele Kwikstaart
Norwegian:
  Gulerle
Polish:
  pliszka żółta
Portuguese:
  alvéola-amarela
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Western Yellow Wagtail
Russian:
  Жёлтая трясогузка
Slovak:
  trasochvost žltý
Swedish:
  gulärla
Chinese:
  西黄鹡鸰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Western Yellow Wagtail [incl. plexa] ( Motacilla flava [incl. plexa])
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 5]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Motacilla flava [version 5]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Motacilla [flava or tschutschensis]

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Geelkwikkie
Catalan: cuereta groga
Czech: konipas luční
Danish: Gul Vipstjert
German: Wiesenschafstelze
English: Western Yellow Wagtail, Western Yellow Wagtail [incl. plexa], Yellow Wagtail
Spanish: Lavandera Boyera
Estonian: hänilane
Finnish: keltavästäräkki
French: Bergeronnette printanière [incl. plexa]
Hungarian: sárga billegető
Indonesian: Kicuit kerbau
Icelandic: Gulerla
Italian: Cutrettola
Latin: Motacilla flava, Motacilla flava [incl. plexa]
Lithuanian: geltonoji kielė
Latvian: dzeltenā cielava
Dutch: Gele Kwikstaart
Norwegian: Gulerle
Polish: pliszka żółta
Portuguese: alvéola-amarela
Russian: Жёлтая трясогузка
Slovak: trasochvost žltý
Slovenian: rumena pastirica
Swedish: gulärla
Chinese: 西黄鹡鸰
Chinese (Traditional): 西方黃鶺鴒

 

         

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