African Pied Wagtail

Motacilla aguimp

African Pied Wagtail, Motacilla aguimp, photo © by Michael Plagens

On the bank of the Sosiani River west of Eldoret, Kenya. December 2015.

Sharp black-and-white plumage and a long bobbing tail make this common bird farms and urban gardens easily recognizable.

Motacillidae -- Wagtail and Pipit Family


  • Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania by Zimmerman et al.
  • Birds of East Africa by Stevenson and Fanshawe

More Information:

Kenya Natural History

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updated 9 June 2016.