White Wagtail – adults

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We saw a number of White Wagtails (Motacilla alba lugensin) in Hokkaido. M. a. lugens is also called the Black-backed Wagtail.

Post 1 above and Post 2 below are of adult males in breeding plumage.

Post 3 above is of an adult female.

And post 4 above is an adult male in breeding plumage.

Posts 3 and 4 are of a pair of adults feeding young with prey, largely dipterans.


Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Location: East Hokkaido, Japan

Date: 4 & 7th June 2019

Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD, handheld with Rode VideoMic Pro Plus Shotgun Microphone

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