|White wagtail. (Montacilla alba)|
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Most, if not all wagtails wintering in the Maltese islands, roost in
The wagtails are counted as they approach their roosting sites. Birdwatchers post themselves around
The white wagtail, known in Maltese as zakak abjad, is a small elegant bird with grey, black and white plumage. It is a wintering visitor to
Recoveries of ringed birds have shown that wintering wagtails arrive from central and northern
The white wagtail breeds throughout Europe except in some parts of the
This article was published in The Times on 11.03.09.