Category Archives: Wagtails and Pipits

From the long grass … Richard’s Pipit at Borough Hill

I received a text from Gary Pullan, late this morning, advising that Mark Spirito had just seen a large pipit with a ‘sparrow-like call’ to the right of the concrete track, which runs north-south along the top of Borough Hill. … Continue reading

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Flava of the month: postscript

Martin Garner kindly commented as follows: The issue of Blue-headed Wagtail in non adult male plumage is always tricky. I’ve had a go a number of times and I suppose if a bird shows very white supercilium and throat with … Continue reading

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Flava of the month?

This autumn has been particularly good for Yellow Wagtail passage with double-figure counts from a number of localities, the best of which to date is a count by Simon Towers of 30+ on the old cricket pitch at Yelvertoft on … Continue reading

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