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(Redirected from Rhipidura leucophrys picata)
19-21.5cm (7Â½-8Â½ in)
It is unrelated to the true wagtails of the genus Motacilla.
Three subspecies are recognised:
Most habitats, except dense forests - wetlands, urban lawns, parks, and gardens, golf courses.
The diet includes insects small fish, lizards, grass seeds and beetles.
It builds a cup-like nest on a tree branch from grass stems, strips of bark, and other fibres, bound together with spider webs. The clutch consits of 2-4 creamy-white eggs with brownish markings which are incubated by the female for 14 days. The young fledge after a further 14 days.
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