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Definition: Wagtail flycatcher
, n. (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of many species of Old World singing birds belonging
and several allied genera of the family
. They have the habit of constantly jerking
their long tails up and down, whence the name.
, any one of several species of wagtails of
the genus Budytes
having the tail shorter, the legs
longer, and the hind claw longer and straighter, than do
the water wagtails. Most of the species are yellow
beneath. Called also yellow wagtail
, the Indian black-breasted wagtail
, the common European water wagtail (Motacilla lugubris
). It is variegated with black and white. The
name is applied also to other allied species having
similar colors. Called also pied dishwasher
, a true flycatcher (Sauloprocta motacilloides
) common in Southern Australia, where it is
very tame, and frequents stock yards and gardens and often
builds its nest about houses; -- called also black fantail
(a) Any one of several species of wagtails of the restricted
. They live chiefly on the shores of
ponds and streams.
(b) The American water thrush. See Water thrush
, an Asiatic wagtail; (Calobates sulphurea
having a slender bill and short legs.