The pied wagtail is a delightful small, long-tailed and rather sprightly black and white bird. When not standing and frantically wagging its tail up and down it can be seen dashing about over lawns or car parks in search of food.
It frequently calls when in its undulating flight and often gathers at dusk to form large roosts in city centres.
What they eat:
Mainly insects, may eat seeds and household scraps in winter.
- UK breeding:
- 470,000 pairs
This bird species has different identifying features depending on sex/age/season.