Taxon profile


wagtails and pipits
Motacillidae Horsfield, 1821

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds


Motacilla alba alba - Common White Wagtail

Motacilla alba alba - Common White Wagtail

Author: Jiří Bohdal

Anthus berthelotii - Berthelot's Pipit

Anthus berthelotii - Berthelot's Pipit

Author: Alex Auer

Functions restricted to taxon Motacillidae

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

genus Anthus Bechstein, 1805 - pipit
genus Dendronanthus Blyth, 1844
genus Macronyx Swainson, 1827
genus Motacilla Linnaeus, 1758
genus Tmetothylacus Cabanis, 1879

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [4057b7f8-b7d9-43db-95a1-d9fbec6880d8]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Motacillidae Horsfield, 1821]
Data retrieved on: 31 January 2015
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Motacillidae]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 3.3 [] [as Motacillidae]
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Motacillidae Horsfield, 1821]
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Motacillidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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