Motacillidae

Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola

Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola

Local Name: Holde-matha Khanjana (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult

©Satyajit Mandal
Purbostholi, Purba Bardhaman, 14/12/2019

citreola adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 09/03/2015

©Saikat Adhurya
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 18/02/2017

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 10/11/2015

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Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus J.F. Gmelin, 1789

Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus J.F. Gmelin, 1789

Local Name: Bon Khonjon (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Madhurima Banerjee
Thakurpukur, Kolkata, 13/05/2018

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Sudhanyakhali, Sundarban Tiger Reserve, South 24 Paraganas, 03/11/2019

Adult

©Amar Nayak
Andal, Paschim Bardhaman, 23/04/2017

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Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea

Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea

Local Name: Mete Khanjan/Dhusar Khanjan (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult Female

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 26/12/2014

Female

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 26/12/2014

Adult male in Breeding Plumage

©Debayan Gayen
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 21/03/2018

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 13/09/2017

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Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Bidhan Park, Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 21/10/2016

Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni

Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni

Local Name: Jalpai-pith Tulika/Muchasii

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 10/01/2014

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 03/11/2013

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 18/01/2015

Adult, yunnanensis species

©Debayan Gayen
MAMC, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 26/03/2018

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Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus

Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus

Local Name: Mathchorai/Tulika/Dhani-tulika (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult

©Somapika Seal
Nil nirjon, Birbhum, 20/12/2019

Juvenile

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
ASANSOL , Paschim Bardhaman, 12/11/2019

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 22/09/2013

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 22/09/2013

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Paddyfield pipit, with call.

©Kaustav Khan
West Bengal,India., South 24 Paraganas, 09/02/2019

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Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Pardaha, IQ City Road, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 16/09/2013

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Pardaha, IQ City Road, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 05/04/2014

Call

©Sagar Adhurya
Pardaha, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 16/09/2013

Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi

Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category:


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Flight

©Sagar Adhurya
Boro Mana, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 26/03/2017

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Shankarpur, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 05/11/2017

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Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Hemsheela Outskirts, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 23/11/2016

Rosy Pipit Anthus roseatus

Rosy Pipit Anthus roseatus

Local Name:

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Non-breeding

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 16/02/2020

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 18/02/2017

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Kolakham, Kalimpong, 24/02/2016

Non-breeding

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 11/10/2015

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Tree Pipit / Eurasian Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis Linnaeus, 1758

Tree Pipit / Eurasian Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis Linnaeus, 1758

Local Name: Gechho Tulika / Muchassii (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
ASANSOL , Paschim Bardhaman, 12/11/2019

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Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava

Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava

Local Name: Holde Khanjan (Bangla), Pilkya (Hindi), Matano Pilakyo (Gujrati), Charattalayan valkuluki (Malayalam), Fanfouduni (Maldivian)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Non-breeding, beema subspecies

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 13/11/2013

Adult

©Satyajit Mandal
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 11/03/2019

Adult, superciliaris subspecies

©Satyajit Mandal
Durgapur, Bankura, 15/04/2018

Adult Female, beema subspecies

©Mahua Neogi
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 03/02/2019

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Adult, beema subspecies

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 08/10/2013

Call

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 08/10/2013

White Wagtail Motacilla alba Linnaeus, 1758

White Wagtail Motacilla alba Linnaeus, 1758

Local Name: Sada Kanjana (Bengali)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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©Somapika Seal
Durgapur Barrage, Paschim Bardhaman, 17/02/2019

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©Uma Dutta
Durgapur barrage , Paschim Bardhaman, 31/12/2019

Adult, leucopsis subspecies

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 31/12/2019

leucopsis subspecies

©Saikat Adhurya
Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 13/02/2015

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Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur Govt. College, Paschim Bardhaman, 27/09/2013

Call

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur Government College, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 27/09/2013

White-browed Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis

White-browed Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis

Local Name: Sada-vuru Khanjan (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category:


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©Somapika Seal
Durgapur Barrage, Paschim Bardhaman, 10/02/2019

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 17/03/2014

Adult

©Debayan Gayen
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 03/02/2019

Adult

©Somapika Seal
Chittaranjan, Paschim Bardhaman, 20/06/2018

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