Tag: Motacilla citreola

Phylogeographic patterns in Motacilla flava and Motacilla citreola: species limits and population history

Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola) Science Article 2 abstract We conducted phylogeographic analyses of Motacilla fl ava (Yellow Wagtail) andM. citreola (Citrine Wagtail). We analyzed mitochondrial DNA sequences from 167 M. fl avaspecimens obtained from 17 localities throughout Eurasia and Alaska, and 38 specimens of M.citreola obtained from 7 Eurasian localities. Phylogenetic analysis revealed three clades […]

Breeding biology of the citrine wagtail (Motacilla citreola) in the Gdansk region (N Poland)

Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola) Science Article 1 abstract In the years 1997-2001, I observed 28 broods of the Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola) in the Gulf of Gdask region. First birds arrived at the study area at the end of April. A successful breeding cycle lasted about 1 month and included: 3-4 days of nest building, […]

Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Motacillidae | [latin] Motacilla citreola | [UK] Citrine Wagtail | [FR] Bergeronnette citrine | [DE] Zitronenstelze | [ES] Lavandera cetrina | [NL] Citroenkwikstaart Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Motacilla citreola EU widespread OR Motacilla citreola calcarata Motacilla citreola citreola Motacilla citreola werae Physical charateristics […]