Windscreen Wagtails

Cape Wagtail (Motacilla capensis) with grasshopper

Cape Wagtails (Motacilla capensis) are a common garden bird in South Africa. They are frequently seen bobbing along the lawns at Phillipskop in search of little insects. With its distinctive tireless wagging tail, there is no mistaking the Cape Wagtail regardless of its rather dull coloration. Other wagtails occur in … Discover more