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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 14.4 April 2003

The status and ecology of the Yellow Wagtail in Britain

By - Richard Bradbury, Juliet Vickery, Sarah H Nelson, Ian Court, P Nicholas Watts

'Amongst the host of summer migrants that return to Britain every years to breed, few are more attractive than the Yellow Wagtail. Running nimbly within inches of grazing cattle, their slight bodies are often hidden, but bright colours, golden as dandelions, catch the eye' So said Seago (2000) but, sadly, the population of Yellow Wagtails Motacilla flava in the UK seems to be in steep decline. 

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist