White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)

Number of accepted White Wagtail records for Louisiana = 1 as of July 2015

One adult male in basic plumage (96-52) on 12 Oct. 1996, Cameron: Hackberry Ridge, 2 mi. W of Johnsons Bayou School; Louise M. Hanchey, Steven R. Emmons (ph) and Matt Pontiff (ph) (FN 51(1)71; LOS 177). Photographs indicate subspecies ocularis. This represents the first record of any wagtail for Louisiana and the first record of a White Wagtail for the region.

Photo by Steve Emmons