African Pied Wagtail

African Pied Wagtail
At Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Motacillidae
Genus: Motacilla
Species: M. aguimp
Binomial name
Motacilla aguimp
Dumont, 1821
Photographed at Kibale, W. Uganda

The African Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp) is a species of bird in the Motacillidae family.

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Habitat and distribution

It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, rivers, and intermittent freshwater marshes.

Diet

Insects Tadpoles

External links

http://www.biodiversityexplorer.org/birds/motacillidae/motacilla_aguimp.htm

References