What is another word for motacilla?

3 synonyms found


[ mˌɒtɐsˈɪlə], [ mˌɒtɐsˈɪlə], [ m_ˌɒ_t_ɐ_s_ˈɪ_l_ə]

Motacilla is a genus of small passerine birds in the family Motacillidae. These birds are commonly known as wagtails due to their characteristic tail-wagging behaviour. The genus comprises around 12 species that are found in Europe, Asia, Africa and Australasia. Synonyms for motacilla include pipit, wagtail, pied wagtail, grey wagtail, forest wagtail, western yellow wagtail and eastern yellow wagtail. Many of these birds have distinctive plumage and behaviour, making them a popular sight for birdwatchers. While they are often found near water, wagtails can also be spotted in a variety of habitats, including forests, fields and urban areas.

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How to use "Motacilla" in context?

There are many different species of Motacillidae in the world. Some of these species are the European Jay, the American Crow, and the Brown Jay. All of these species are omnivorous and eat a wide variety of things, including insects, worms, and other small animals.

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