Willie Wagtail > nesting & juvenile | water | mixed company |

The gorgeous Willy Wagtail, brings a smile to our lips, especially when it is posing in a pool of reflection. Check out our images of the Willy Wagtail enjoying water in Central Australia.

Willy Wagtail (Rhipidura leucophrys)
Willy Wagtail (Rhipidura leucophrys), Kunoth Bore, NT

The Willy Wagtail (Rhipidura leucophrys) is also seen spelt as Willie Wagtail.

Following photographs of the Willy Wagtail enjoying water in Santa Teresa and Kunoth Bore in Central Australia

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Aves
  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Rhipiduridae
  • Genus: Rhipidura
  • Species: R. leucophrys
  • Binomial name: Rhipidura leucophrys
  • Subspecies:
    • R. l. leucophrys
    • R. l. melaleuca
    • R. l. picata