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Yellow Wagtail

Michaela Strachan presents the story and sound of the yellow wagtail.

Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about the British birds inspired by their calls and songs.

Michaela Strachan presents the yellow wagtail. Arriving in April, Yellow Wagtails are summer visitors to the UK, breeding mostly in the south and east. The Yellow Wagtail has several different races which all winter south of the Sahara and all look slightly different. The birds which breed in the UK are the yellowest of all.

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Tue 15 May 2018 05:58

Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)

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