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Western Yellow Wagtail [Blue-headed]

Motacilla flava [flava] (= Motacilla flava flava) Linnaeus, 1758

The Western Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava) is a small passerine in the wagtail family Motacillidae, which also includes the pipits and longclaws. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Motacillidae
Genus:
  Motacilla

Scientific:
  Motacilla flava flava

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.185

Protonym:
  Motacilla flava

Avibase ID:
  C0876FE9D56CCDEB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C0876FE9

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 178486

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
English:
Western Yellow Wagtail [Blue-headed]
French:
Bergeronnette printanière [flava]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Western Yellow Wagtail [Blue-headed] ( Motacilla flava [flava])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue-headed Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue-headed Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue-headed Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue-headed Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue-headed Wagtail ( Motacilla flava) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Western Yellow Wagtail [Blue-headed] ( Motacilla flava [flava])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Western Yellow Wagtail [Blue-headed] ( Motacilla flava [flava])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Western Yellow Wagtail [Blue-headed] ( Motacilla flava [flava])
eBird version 1.50:
Western Yellow Wagtail (Blue-headed) ( Motacilla flava flava/beema)
eBird version 1.52:
Western Yellow Wagtail (Blue-headed) ( Motacilla flava flava/beema)
eBird version 1.53:
Western Yellow Wagtail (Blue-headed) ( Motacilla flava flava/beema)
eBird version 1.54:
Western Yellow Wagtail (Blue-headed) ( Motacilla flava flava/beema)
eBird version 1.55:
Western Yellow Wagtail (Blue-headed) ( Motacilla flava flava/beema)
eBird version 2015:
Western Yellow Wagtail (Blue-headed) ( Motacilla flava flava/beema)
eBird version 2016:
Western Yellow Wagtail (Blue-headed) ( Motacilla flava flava/beema)
eBird version 2017:
Western Yellow Wagtail (flava/beema) ( Motacilla flava flava/beema)
eBird version 2018:
Western Yellow Wagtail (flava/beema) ( Motacilla flava flava/beema)
eBird version 2019:
Western Yellow Wagtail (flava/beema) ( Motacilla flava flava/beema)
eBird version 2021:
Western Yellow Wagtail (flava/beema) ( Motacilla flava flava/beema)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Motacilla flava

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Afrikaans: Bloukop/Sykesgeelkwikkie, Geelkwikkie
Arabic: أبو فصادة أصفر غربي (flava/beema), راعية الخيل الصفراء
Asturian: Bruxa Mariella, Llavandera llendadora (flava/beema), Llindiadora
Azerbaijani: Sarı çaydaçapan (flava/beema yarımnövü), Sarı çaydaçapanı
Belarusian: Жоўтая пліска
Bulgarian: Жълта стърчиопашка, Жълта стърчиопашка (ssp. flava/beema)
Bengali: পশ্চিমা হলদেখঞ্জন
Breton: Ar gannerez relen penn glas
Catalan: Cuereta groga, Cuereta groga (flava/beema), Cuereta groga alemanya, Xàtxero groc
Catalan (Balears): Xàtxero groc
Czech: K. . středoevropský , Konipas lucní, Konipas luční , konipas luční (ssp. flava/beema), konipas luční středoevropský/západosibiřský, konipas luění
Welsh: Siglen felen
Danish: Gul Vipstjert, Gul Vipstjert (flava/beema), Gul Vipstjert (ssp. flava/beema)
German: Englische Schafstelze, Schafstelze, Schafstelze (flava/beema), Schafstelze-flava, Wiesenschafstelze (flava/beema)
Maldivian: Fenfoah Dhooni
Greek: Κιτρινοσουσουράδα, Κιτρινοσουσουράδα (flava/beema)
English: Blue-headed Wagtail, Blue-headed Yellow Wagtail, Western Yellow Wagtail (Blue-headed), Western Yellow Wagtail (flava/beema), Western Yellow Wagtail [Blue-headed], Yellow wagtail
English, HBW: Western Yellow Wagtail (flava/beema)
English (IOC): Western Yellow Wagtail (flava/beema)
English (United States): Western Yellow Wagtail (flava/beema)
Esperanto: flava motacilo
Spanish: Lavandera Boyera, Lavandera Boyera (flava/beema), Lavandera Boyera centroeuropea
Spanish (Spain): Lavandera Boyera (flava/beema)
Spanish (HBW): Western Yellow Wagtail (flava/beema)
Spanish (Honduras): Bisbita acuática
Spanish (Mexico): Bisbita Americana, Lavandera Amarilla Occidental (flava/beema)
Estonian: Hänilane
Basque: Lare-buztanikara, Larre-buztanikara, Larre-buztanikara (flava/beema)
Persian: دم‌ جنبانک شکم ‌زرد (flava/beema)
Finnish: Keltavästäräkki, keltavästäräkki (flava/beema)
Faroese: Gulerla, Gulerla (flava/beema)
French: Bergeronnette printanière, Bergeronnette printanière (à tête bleue), Bergeronnette printanière [flava ou beema], Bergeronnette printanière [flava], Bergeronnette printanière type
Frisian: Giel Boumantsje
Irish: Glasóg cheannghorm
Gaelic: Breac Buidhe
Galician: Lavandeira amarela (flava/beema), Lavandeira marela
Manx: Skibbag Wuigh
Hebrew: נחליאלי צהוב, נחליאלי צהוב (flava / beema)
Croatian: Žuta Pastirica, Žuta pastirica (plavoglava)
Hungarian: Sárga billegető, Sárga billegető (kékféjű)
Armenian: Դեղին Խաղտտնիկ, Դեղին խաղտտնիկ (ֆլավա/բիմա)
Indonesian: Burung Kicuit Kerbau, Entut kerbau
Icelandic: Gulerla, Gulerla (flava/beema)
Italian: Cutrettola, Cutrettola (flava/beema)
Japanese (romaji): nishitsumenagasekirei (flava/beema), tsume-naga sekirei, tsumenagasekirei, Tsumenaga-sekirei
Japanese: ツメナガセキレイ, ニシツメナガセキレイ (flava/beema), ニシツメナガセキレイ(flava/beema)
Japanese (Kanji): 爪長鶺鴒
Georgian: ყვითელი ბოლოქანქალა, ყვითელი ბოლოქანქარა
Khakas: Сарығ ызығас
Kazakh: Сары шақшақай
Kazakh (Transliteration): sarı şaqşaqay
Korean: 긴발톱할미새, 서양긴발톱할미새 (flava/beema)
Korean (Transliteration): gin-baltop-halmi-sae
Cornish: Stenor penglas
Scientific: Budytes taivana, Motacilla flava, Motacilla flava [flava], Motacilla flava flava, Motacilla flava flava/beema, Motacilla flava taivana, Motacilla tschutschensis, Motacilla tschutschensis taivana, Motacilla tschutschensis tschutschensis
Luxembourgish: Wisepanewippchen
Lithuanian: Geltonoji kiele, Geltonoji kielė, Sin bandkielė
Latvian: Dzeltenā cielava, Parastā 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, Gele Kwikstaart (flava/beema)
Norwegian: Gulerle, gulerle (flava/beema), Gulerle (flavissima/lutea), Sørlig gulerle
Polish: pliszka zólta, pliszka żółta, pliszka żółta (flava/beema), pliszka żółta/siwogłowa, Siwerniak
Pinyin: huáng chànr (zhànr?), huáng dàn-dàn, huáng jílíng, huáng mǎlán-huā
Portuguese: Alvéola-amarela
Portuguese (Portugal): alvéola-amarela (flava/beema), Alvéola-amarela-europeia, Alvéola-amarela-europeia/de-sykes
Romansh: Ballacua da pastgira
Romanian: Codobatură galbenă
Russian: Желтая трясогузка, Жёлтая трясогузка, Жёлтая трясогузка (flava/beema), Плиска
Sardinian: Madischedda
Scots: Breac buidhe
Northern Sami: Fiskesbeštor
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Kaha Halapenda
Slovak: Trasochvost žltý, trasochvost žltý (flava/beema)
Slovenian: rumena pastirica, Rumena pastirica (flava/beema)
Albanian: Bishtatundësi i verdhë
Serbian: žuta pliska, Žuta pliska (flava/beema)
Swedish: Gulärla, gulärla (flava/beema)
Swahili: Tikisa Njano
Tamil: கருந்தலை மஞ்சள் வாலாட்டி
Thai: นกเด้าลมเหลือง
Thai (Transliteration): nók dâw-lom lĕuaŋ
Turkish: Sarı kuyruksallayan, Sarı Kuyruksallayan (flava/beema), Сары шақшақай
Tuvinian: Сайлык
Ukrainian: Жовта плиска, Плиска жовта, Плиска жовта (підвид flava/beema)
Vietnamese: Chìa vôi vàng, Chim Chìa vôi vàng
Chinese: 西黄鹡鸰(蓝头), 黃鶺鴒, 黄旦旦, 黄颤儿, 黄马兰花, 黄鹡鸰
Chinese (Traditional): 西方黃鶺鴒(flava/beema), 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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