Wagtail update

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Subject: Wagtail update
From: John Graff <>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:38:15 +0800
Hi Alan,

Nigel Jackett and Bruce Greatwich photographed one on the margins of a 
swamp/lagoon near Broome last year


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> Subject: [Birding-Aus] Wagtail update
> Greetings,
> All the pictures to date have been ascribed to Yellow Wagtail. Depending on 
> your taxonomy, Eastern Yellow and Green-headed. This includes the white 
> vented bird so all those with racing hearts can now let them subside as it 
> looks unlikely that there was a Citrine Wagtail in the group. I still feel 
> that I saw Grey Wagtail with an all grey back and wingbars in flight. I know 
> it is not the “right” habitat and that the two species don’t usually hang 
> around together. 
> This conversation then throws doubt on my other sightings of Grey Wagtails as 
> they were also not in the right habitat. Does anyone have definite sightings 
> (backed up by pictures) of Grey Wagtail on ponds, swamps or open ground in 
> Australia?
> A number of photographers are headed that way now so we may have some better 
> shots later.
> Tony your email cam through empty of any input form you.
> Regards,
> Alan
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