Blue-headed Wagtail

Motacilla flava flava

Uncommon passage migrant.

BOU Name
Blue-headed Wagtail
Data Required
All records. Age/sex.

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Blue-headed Wagtail 04 May 2019 Abberton Reservoir Colin Bramble 1 (Moticilla flava variety) as previous sighting, in amongst 24 yellow wagtail on south bank of Layer de la Haye east causeway
Blue-headed Wagtail 26 Apr 2019 Abberton Reservoir Martin Peers 1 male (channel type) - Billets
Blue-headed Wagtail 23 Apr 2019 Abberton Reservoir Paul Fletcher 1 Flew on to roof of farm building
Blue-headed Wagtail 02 Apr 2019 Abberton Reservoir Paul Chamberlain 1 All sightings from Billets Farm. Blue headed Channel type.
Blue-headed Wagtail 21 Apr 2018 Walton-on-The-Naze Steve Grimwade 1 Flew north over lagoons at 3.30pm
Blue-headed Wagtail 15 Apr 2018 Walton-on-The-Naze Darrell Stile 2 1 Bird found by Jim Hume
Blue-headed Wagtail 14 Apr 2018 Walton-on-The-Naze Darrell Stile 1 Adult Male
Blue-headed Wagtail 01 Sep 2017 Pyefleet Channel, Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 1 AF
Blue-headed Wagtail 13 May 2016 Middlewick Farm, Dengie Malcolm Corbett 1 Closely associating with one of the male Yellows in the Wind Farm car park. Flew in and out together. Given the complicated nature of this species, report should probably have the qualification of "having the characteristics of", although bird was definitely not the usual "flavissima".
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