Question by  vasil (4)

What can you tell me about the wagtail bird?

Where does it live?


Answer by  Sara89 (367)

Wagtails, or birds belonging to the Genus Motacilla, are insect-eating, ground-dwelling, and frequently quite colorful. They exhibit a distinctive tail-wagging, which earned them their common name. Different species of Wagtails are found throughout Europe, Asia and Africa, with several related species occuring in Australia and Japan. They make their nests on the ground, hatching up to 6 speckled eggs.


Answer by  Ginny (2251)

It breeds in Eurasia, Western Alaska, and the mountains of Morocco, not in deserts or parts of the Arctic. The Asian breeders migrate to the Middle East, India and Southeast Asia. The Northern European breeders inhabit the Mediterranean, tropical and subtropical Africa.


Answer by  wagtailmom (4)

The wagtail bird can be found throughout Europe and Asia. The bird builds their nests on the ground however, they roost each night in trees.

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