Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Wagtails and Pipits :: Gray Wagtail
Gray Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
Described by: Tunstall (1771)
Alternate common name(s): Grey Wagtail
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeW. and s. Europe, nw. Africa to c. and e. Asia;
Two fragmented major populations;
(1)(4) Europe in the British Isles, locally in s. Scandinavia s. through w. Europe to Poland and w. Ukraine s. to Spain and Portugal and islands in the Mediterranean, Azores, nw. Africa (Morocco, n. Algeria), Turkey and the Caucasus, n. and sw. Iran.
(2) N. Asia e. from the Ural Mountains to the c. coast of the Sea of Okhotsk, s. to Mongolia and e. China (s. to s. Gansu, s. Shaanxi, and hebei). Mountains s. from Tien Shan s. to e. Afthanistan, and e. along the Himalayas in n. Pakistan, n. India (Kashmir) to c. Nepal.
Winters ne. Africa, s. and se. Asia.
(3) Ex. E. Asia from s. and c. Kamchatka and Amurland s. to Korea, Sahkalin Is., Kuril Is., and Japan.
Winters s. in e. China, the Philippines to the Sundas and New Guinea.
(4) Azores (Furnas, Sao Miguel).
(5) Madeira Is.
(6) Canary Is.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Telpost Parnassia
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Hong Kong Birdwatching Society
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Pintails Home (Kim Hyun-Tae)
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Biological Research Information Center, BRIC of Korea
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Jeff Blincows Sound Gallery
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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