yellow underparts; this specimen has a brown crown (Poland; 2012-05-28)

Western Yellow Wagtail
Motacilla flava

Native Range: Eurasia

Notes: an exceptionally variable species with many recognizable geographic races that often differ considerably from one another in plumage; gregarious; found on grassy pastures and seasides as well as in suburban areas; told from Grey Wagtail by absence of black on the throat; no sexual dimorphism.

this specimen has a grey crown and black face mask (Poland; 2012-05-28)

light wingbars; rather long tail (Poland; 2012-05-28)

two specimens showing dorsal and side views (Poland; 2012-05-28)

small flock on a beach (Poland; 2012-05-28)