On 13th March 2020, CRB and JO observed a White Wagtail Motacilla alba sunning at Tanji Beach, The Gambia. At 11.55 GMT, a brightly marked White Wagtail landed on a sandy beach, walked towards the debris line without feeding and abruptly lay on its side (plate 001a). It remained in this position for a total of 90 seconds, when a number of different postures were adopted, including one wing open an

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