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Western Yellow Wagtail
Motacilla flava [incl. angarensis, macronyx, simillima, zaissanensis and taivana] (= Motacilla flava) Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Motacillidae
Genus:
  Motacilla

Scientific:
  Motacilla flava

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.185

Protonym:
  Motacilla flava

Avibase ID:
  5C0F67C3D4AFE801

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 178483

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 macronyx: Ussuriland to ne Mongolia and c Manchuria; >SE Asia, se China
  • Motacilla tschutschensis taivana: SE Siberia to Sea of Okhotsk and n Japan; >s Asia, Indonesia
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Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Western Yellow Wagtail [incl. angarensis, macronyx, simillima, zaissanensis and taivana]
Czech:
  konipas luční
German:
  Schafstelze
Danish:
  Gul Vipstjert
Spanish:
  Lavandera Boyera
Finnish:
  keltavästäräkki
French:
  Bergeronnette printanière
Icelandic:
  Gulerla
Italian:
  Cutrettola
Japanese:
  tsumenagasekirei
Japanese:
  ツメナガセキレイ
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:
  黄鹡鸰


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Western Yellow Wagtail [incl. angarensis, macronyx, simillima, zaissanensis and taivana] ( Motacilla flava [incl. angarensis, macronyx, simillima, zaissanensis and taivana])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava [excl. tschutschensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava [excl. tschutschensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava [excl. tschutschensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava [excl. tschutschensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Western Yellow Wagtail ( Motacilla flava [excl. tschutschensis])
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Motacilla flava [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

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

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Geelkwikkie
Arabic: راعية الخيل الصفراء
Asturian: Bruxa Mariella
Azerbaijani: Sarı çaydaçapanı
Belarusian: Жоўтая пліска
Bulgarian: Жълта стърчиопашка
Bengali: পশ্চিমা হলদেখঞ্জন
Breton: Ar gannerez relen penn glas
Catalan: Cuereta groga
Catalan (Balears): Xàtxero groc
Czech: Konipas lucní, konipas luční, konipas luění
Welsh: Siglen felen
Danish: Gul Vipstjert
German: Schafstelze
Maldivian: Fenfoah Dhooni
Greek: Κιτρινοσουσουράδα
English: Western Yellow Wagtail, Western Yellow Wagtail [incl. angarensis, macronyx, simillima, zaissanensis and taivana], Yellow Wagtail
Esperanto: flava motacilo
Spanish: Lavandera Boyera
Spanish (Honduras): Bisbita acuática
Spanish (Mexico): Bisbita Americana
Estonian: Hänilane
Basque: Lare-buztanikara
Persian: دم‌جنبانک شکم‌زرد
Finnish: keltavästäräkki
Faroese: Gulerla
French: Bergeronnette printanière, Bergeronnette printanière (excl. tschutschensis), Bergeronnette printanière [incl. angarensis, macronyx, simillima, zaissanensis et taivana]
Frisian: Giel Boumantsje
Irish: Glasóg Bhuí
Gaelic: Breac Buidhe
Galician: Lavandeira marela
Manx: Skibbag wuigh
Hebrew: נחליאלי צהוב
Croatian: Žuta Pastirica
Hungarian: Sárga billegeto
Armenian: Դեղին Խաղտտնիկ
Indonesian: Burung Kicuit Kerbau, Entut kerbau, Kicuit Kerbau
Icelandic: Gulerla
Italian: Cutrettola
Japanese: tsume-naga sekirei, tsumenagasekirei
Japanese: ツメナガセキレイ
Japanese (Kanji): 爪長鶺鴒
Georgian: ყვითელი ბოლოქანქალა
Khakas: Сарығ ызығас
Kazakh: Сары шақшақай
Kazakh (Transliteration): sarı şaqşaqay
Korean: 긴발톱할미새
Korean (Transliteration): gin-baltop-halmi-sae
Cornish: Stenor penglas
Latin: Motacilla flava, Motacilla flava [excl. tschutschensis], Motacilla flava [incl. angarensis, macronyx, simillima, zaissanensis and taivana], Motacilla flava taivana, Motacilla tschutschensis
Luxembourgish: Wisepanewippchen
Lithuanian: Geltonoji kiele, Sin bandkielė
Latvian: Dzeltenā cielava
Macedonian: Жолта тресиопашка
Mongolian: Ногоон цэгцгий, Шар цэгцгий
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠨᠣᠭᠣᠭᠠᠨ ᠴᠡᠭᠴᠡᠭᠡᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠰᠢᠷ᠎ᠠ ᠴᠡᠭᠴᠡᠬᠡᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Шар цэгцхий
Mongolian (Transliteration): nogooŋ tsegtsgii, shar tsegtsgii, shar tsegtskhii
Malay: Burung Kedidi Kuning, Burung Pipit Kuning, Kedidi Kuning
Maltese: Isfar
Dutch: Gele Kwikstaart
Norwegian: Gulerle
Polish: pliszka żółta
Pinyin: huáng chànr (zhànr?), huáng dàn-dàn, huáng jílíng, huáng mǎlán-huā
Portuguese: Alvéola-amarela
Romansh: Ballacua da pastgira
Romanian: Codobatură galbenă
Russian: Желтая трясогузка, Жёлтая трясогузка, Плиска
Sardinian: Madischedda
Scots: Breac buidhe
Northern Sami: Fiskesbeštor
Slovak: Trasochvost žltý
Slovenian: rumena pastirica
Albanian: Bishtatundësi i verdhë
Serbian: žuta pliska
Swedish: Gulärla
Swahili: Tikisa Njano
Tamil: கருந்தலை மஞ்சள் வாலாட்டி
Thai: นกเด้าลมเหลือง
Thai (Transliteration): nók dâw-lom lĕuaŋ
Turkish: Sarı kuyruksallayan, Сары шақшақай
Tuvinian: Сайлык
Ukrainian: Жовта плиска
Vietnamese: Chìa vôi vàng, Chim Chìa vôi vàng
Chinese: 西方黃鶺鴒, 西黄鹡鸰, 黃鶺鴒, 黄旦旦, 黄颤儿, 黄马兰花, 黄鹡鸰
Chinese (Traditional): 黃顫兒, 黃馬蘭花, 黃鶺鴒, 黄旦旦, 黄顫兒, 黄馬蘭花, 黄鶺鴒
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 黃鶺鴒
Chinese (Taiwan): 黃鶺鴒 , 黄鹡鸰

 

         

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