- another name for pied wagtail
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Examples from the Web for water wagtail
"The water-wagtail," though he wished her every happiness, did not satisfy him for Orion.
These must be the water-wagtail, and Orion's Byzantine guest.
Water-wagtail, small, or water-thrush (Seiurus noveboracensis).Locusts and Wild Honey
With all manner of birds I was familiar, from the pyat to the water-wagtail.
Another bird which has interested me here is the Louisiana water-thrush, called also large-billed water-thrush, and water-wagtail.Wake-Robin