551 Large Pied Wagtail

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The Large Pied Wagtail (Motacilla maderaspatensis) is also known as White-browed Wagtail. It is the largest (21 cm long) of all wagtails. Its head, breast and upperparts are black, and supercilium, wing bars and underparts white. It is an endemic resident breeder in India. These birds are fast fliers (at about 40 km/hr) and found in pairs or small groups near water bodies.