White Wagtail

Motacilla alba

Status: Very Rare (< 5 records)

Origins: Breeds throughout most of Europe and Asia, and into western Alaska. In the Atlantic, the nominate subspecies (alba) breeds as close as Iceland and Greenland. It is a very rare visitor to most of North America outside of Alaska.

Record Details: One record for Newfoundland – an individual at Renews on September 13, 1998. There was an unconfirmed report of one from out-of-province visitors at Bonavista in mid-July 2003.

* NOTE – This website is not an official account and “may” contain incorrect information and/or details of unconfirmed records. *

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