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From Bungay in Suffolk comes the news that a water-wagtail has built its nest in a milk-can.
The wagtail is a house-bird, making the houses or cattle-pens its centre, and remaining about them for months.
Brown thrushes, dark blackbird, blue tit, and wagtail gave a little colour to the angle of the meadow.
In the ivy close under the window there, within reach of the hand, a water-wagtail built its nest.
These are both black-and-white birds—the magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis) and the pied wagtail (Motacilla maderaspatensis).A Bird Calendar for Northern India|Douglas Dewar