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Willie Wagtail
Rhipidura leucophrys

The Willie Wagtail is a fantail flycatcher, related to the New Zealand Fantail and others in Australia and abroad, but not to the moticilla wagtails. They wag their tails from side to side and are very active birds, jumping and twisting in order to catch insects on the ground. They have a white eyebrow, which is highly variable according to gender, breeding status and mood. 19-22 cm.
 

Willie Wagtail

Willie Wagtail

Willie Wagtail

Willie Wagtail

Willie Wagtail

1: Cairns, Qld, 18/10/2010.
2: Cairns, Qld, 13/10/2011.
3-5: Bientennial Park, Sydney, NSW, 20/09/2010.