A Flora and Fauna of Symi

A personal guide to the wildlife of Symi and beyond

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Wagtails

January 27, 2016

This is a yellow wagtail on a roof in Pedi. Probably Motacilla flava subsp. flava or a yellow wagtail variant common throughout central Europe and possibly a female in winter plumage.

In this case a very early summer migrant on its way North.

 

Below is a pied wagtail or Motacilla alba subsp. alba in its winter coat and common to central and eastern Europe and here almost certainly a resident to Symi.

 

 

 

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