Motacillidae (pipits, wagtails, longclaws…)

Under construction

Number of genera: 8
Number of species: 67
Number of species completed: 15
In French: page des bergeronnettes, pipits en Français


Genus Dendronanthus – 1 species
Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus


Genus Motacilla – 13 species
* Mountain Wagtail Motacilla clara
* Cape Wagtail Motacilla capensis
Sao Tome Shorttail Motacilla bocagii
Madagascan Wagtail Motacilla flaviventris
* Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Eastern Yellow Wagtail Motacilla tschutschensis
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola
* White-browed Wagtail Motacilla maderaspatensis
Mekong Wagtail Motacilla samveasnae
Japanese Wagtail Motacilla grandis
* White Wagtail Motacilla alba
* African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp


Genus Corydalla – 15 species
Upland Pipit Corydalla sylvana
Australian Pipit Corydalla australis
New Zealand Pipit Corydalla novaeseelandiae
Tawny Pipit Corydalla campestris
* Berthelot’s Pipit Anthus berthelotii
Richard’s Pipit Corydalla richardi
* Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus
Blyth’s Pipit Corydalla godlewskii
* Plain-backed Pipit Anthus leucophrys
Wood Pipit Corydalla nyassae
* Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis
* African Pipit Anthus cinnamomeus
Malindi Pipit Corydalla melindae
Buffy Pipit Corydalla vaalensis
Long-legged Pipit Corydalla pallidiventris


Genus Cinaedium – 6 species
Sokoke Pipit Cinaedium sokokense
Short-tailed Pipit Cinaedium brachyurum
Bushveld Pipit Cinaedium caffrum
Mountain Pipit Cinaedium hoeschi
Striped Pipit Cinaedium lineiventre
African Rock Pipit Cinaedium crenatum


Genus Tmetothylacus – 1 species
* Golden Pipit Tmetothylacus tenellus


Genus Hemimacronyx – 2 species
Yellow-breasted Pipit Hemimacronyx chloris
Sharpe’s Longclaw Hemimacronyx sharpei


Genus Macronyx – 7 species
Abyssinian Longclaw Macronyx flavicollis
Fuelleborn’s Longclaw Macronyx fuelleborni
Cape Longclaw Macronyx capensis
* Yellow-throated Longclaw Macronyx croceus
* Pangani Longclaw Macronyx aurantiigula
Rosy-throated Longclaw Macronyx ameliae
Grimwood’s Longclaw Macronyx grimwoodi


Genus Anthus – 22 species
Sprague’s Pipit Anthus spragueii
Yellowish Pipit Anthus lutescens
Puna Pipit Anthus brevirostris
Short-billed Pipit Anthus furcatus
Peruvian Pipit Anthus peruvianus
Pampas Pipit Anthus chacoensis
Paramo Pipit Anthus bogotensis
Hellmayr’s Pipit Anthus hellmayri
Correndera Pipit Anthus correndera
Ochre-breasted Pipit Anthus nattereri
Pechora Pipit Anthus gustavi
Alpine Pipit Anthus gutturalis
Madanga Anthus “ruficollis”
Nilgiri Pipit Anthus nilghiriensis
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
* Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni
Rosy Pipit Anthus roseatus
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
American Pipit / Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis
Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta
Eurasian Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus

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SP # 197 16/07/18 Motacilla maderaspatensis   S
White-browed Wagtail (constr.) – – – Bergeronnette indienne ( full )

SP # 196 15/07/18 Motacilla aguimp   S
African Pied Wagtail (constr.) – – – Bergeronnette pie ( full )

SP # 195 14/07/18 Motacilla alba   R
White Wagtail (constr.) – – – Bergeronnette grise ( full )

SP # 194 13/07/18 Motacilla clara   S
Mountain Wagtail (constr.) – – – Bergeronnette à longue queue ( full )

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