ABSTRACT A record of `Black-headed Wagtail' Motacilla flava feldegg at Maylandsea, Essex, in May-June 1999, is discussed.The presence of a thin supercilium, in front of and behind the eye, suggests that this individual was perhaps most likely to have been an intergrade between feldegg and another form of Yellow Wagtail M. flava, rather than a pure feldegg.The characters of intergrades are examined,


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