African Pied Wagtails

Wagtails

African Pied Wagtail, Motacilla aguimp, Singita, South Africa

African Pied Wagtail, Motacilla aguimp, Singita, Sabi Sands Reserve, South AfricaThe African Pied Wagtails (Motacilla aguimp) are black and white plumaged birds found in Africa.

These insect-eating birds occur naturally in the following countries: 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.

They inhabit subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, rivers, and, occasionally, freshwater marshes.

Species Research by Sibylle Johnson

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