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Related to Motacilla: Pied wagtail, wagtail, White Wagtail
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Noun1.Motacilla - type genus of the Motacillidae: wagtailsMotacilla - type genus of the Motacillidae: wagtails
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Motacillidae, Motacillidae - pipits and wagtails
wagtail - Old World bird having a very long tail that jerks up and down as it walks
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The 4 bird species found infested by Hyalomma ticks carrying AHFV RNA were the western yellow wagtail (Motacilla flava) (A), eastern woodchat shrike (Lanius senator niloticus) (B), sedge warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus) (C), and common redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus) (D).
Este mismo tipo de vegetacion (BMM) presento el mayor numero de especies residentes (e.g., Amazona finschi, Columbina inca, Piranga bidentata) y el menor numero de especies migratorias (e.g., Geothlypis tolmiei, Parkesia motacilla, Setophaga virens).
I can remember talking with the late, great Mindy Baha El Din about this when she was on a mission to show that the form of the Yellow Wagtail breeding in Egypt Motacilla flava pygmaea the "Egyptian Yellow Wagtail" was actually a good species.
A positive correlation with width that approached significance (P < 0.1) was noted for Cerulean Warbler (Setophaga cerulea), Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbuld), Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea), and Louisiana Waterthrush (Parkesia motacilla).
Fe siglodd siglen felen (Motacilla flava flavissima; Yellow wagtail) yn ddeheuig i fyny'r nant heibio i ni ac mi welwn ddail bysedd y cwn ar ochr y llwybr - fydd hi ddim yn hir na fydd y rhain yn eu blodau.
Common taxa well represented in the literary corpus and widespread throughout the country occur in this category, such as house martins and swallows (Hirundinidae spp.), wagtails (Motacilla spp.), the crow (Corvus corax), the woodlark (Lulula arborea), the cuckoo (Cuculidae spp.), the blackbird (Turdus merula), the sparrow (Passer spp.
2003: Phylogeographic patterns in Motacilla flava and Motacilla citreola: species limits and population history.
caerulescens, Parus xanthogenys, Turdoides striatus, Motacilla flava, and a non-passerine bird, Megalaima haemacephala also visited the flowering trees in quest of nectar but discontinued flower-probing immediately (Table 1).
Motacillidae Motacilla flava Yellow wagtail Motacilla flava Common wagtail 21.
Acadian flycatcher (Empidonax virescens), a Partners in Flight priority species, was less abundant (P < 0.05) in areas adjacent to harvest, and three other species--hooded warbler (Wilsonia citrina), yellow-throated vireo (Vireo flavifrons), and Louisiana waterthrush (Seiurus motacilla)--also were far less abundant.