Motacilla flava

It should be noted that none of the following Yellow Wagtail sub-species type records have formally been accepted by either the KOSRP or BBRC, and appear here only for general interest.

Grey-headed Wagtail Motacilla flava thunbergi

Uncommon Vagrant

1889

Dover, sub-species type, killed, end of April.

1906

Romney Marsh, pair bred, adults shot and eggs taken, 20th June.

1961

Grove, sub-species type, 23rd April.

1965

Sandwich Bay, sub-species type, 15th May, and again 30th May.

1971

Broadstairs, sub-species type, 5th May.

 

Chetney, sub-species type, 22nd May.

 

Dungeness Reserve, sub-species type, 29th May.

1974

Cooling, sub-species type, male, 10th May.

1975

Sandwich Bay, sub-species type, 12th May.

1977

Sevenoaks, sub-species type, male, 29th April.

 

Sevenoaks, sub-species type, two females, 10th May.

 

Sandwich Bay, sub-species type, male, 28th May.

1980

Stodmarsh, sub-species type, male, 11th May.

1981

Sandwich Bay, sub-species type, male, 9th May.

 

Motney Hill, sub-species type, male, 12th-15th May.

1984

Foreness, sub-species type, male, 17th May.

 

Foreness, sub-species type, three, 18th May.

1985

Egypt Bay, sub-species type, 5th-6th May.

 

Elmley, sub-species type, 14th May.

 

Reculver, sub-species type, 18th May.

1987

Foreness/Minnis Bay, sub-species type, four dates between 25th April and 23rd May.

1988

Reculver, sub-species type, male, 2nd and 7th May.

 

North Foreland, sub-species type, male, 12th May.

 

Foreness, sub-species type, male, 15th May.

1989

Reculver, sub-species type, 9th May.

 

Foreness, sub-species type, 19th May.

1990

Walmer, sub-species type, male, 1st June.

1992

Foreness, sub-species type, 20th May.

 

Swale NNR, sub-species type, 24th May.

1993

Dungeness, sub-species type, male, 8th May.

1994

Foreness, sub-species type, singles, 21st and 27th May.

1995

Sandwich Bay, sub-species type, 18th May.

1996

Allhallows, sub-species type, 10th June.

2001

Hawthorn Corner, Walland Marsh, sub-species type, 10th May.

2002

Sandwich Bay BO, sub-species type, 21st April.

2006

Dengemarsh, sub-species type, male, 2nd May.

2009

Grove Ferry, two birds, sub-species type, 13th May. One remained until 15th.

2011

Reculver, sub-species type, 7th May.

2021 Reculver, male sub-species type, 9th-10th May.
2022 Plumpudding Stables (Reculver), adult male, 13th-14th May.
  Plumpudding Stables (Reculver), first-summer male, 14th May.

Ashy-headed Wagtail Motacilla flava cinereocapilla

Rare Vagrant

1973

Bough Beech, sub-species type, 5th May.

1986

Oare Marshes, sub-species type, male, 26th April.

1991

Sandwich Bay, sub-species type, 31st May.

1998

Elmley, male showing characteristics between Ashy-headed/Spanish, present between 25th May and 30th June.

Sykes Wagtail Motacilla flava beema

Rare Vagrant

1970

Sandwich Bay, sub-species type, 20th-22nd May.

1973

Sandwich Bay, sub-species type, male, 13th May.

1977

Chartham, sub-species type male bred with nominate female.

1990

Sandwich Bay, sub-species type, two birds, 15th April.

 

East Sheppey, sub-species type, 8th May and 11th-20th May.

1991

Murston, sub-species type, 27th May.

1992

Swale NNR, sub-species type, 25th May.

1993

Kingsnorth, sub-species type, 13th April.

 

Stodmarsh, sub-species type, 21st April.

 

Northward Hill, sub-species type, 16th May.

Iberian Wagtail Motacilla flava iberiae

Extremely Rare Vagrant

1977

Sevenoaks, sub-species type, male, 21st April.

1986

Boughton Park, sub-species type, male, 7th May.

1998

Elmley, male showing characteristics between Spanish/Ashy-headed, present between 25th May and 30th June.

Black-headed Wagtail Motacilla flava feldegg

Extremely Rare Vagrant

No Longer Accepted

1908

Romney Marsh, sub-species type, adult male, shot, 3rd June.

Yellow-headed Wagtail Motacilla flava lutea

Extremely Rare Vagrant

1977

Minster, sub-species type, 27th May.

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