The Cape Wagtail is a small passerine bird in the family Motacillidae, which includes the wagtails, pipits and longclaws.
This species breeds in much of Africa from eastern Zaire and Angola across to Kenya and south to the Cape in South Africa.
This is an insectivorous bird of open country, often near habitation and water. It prefers bare areas or short grass for feeding, where it can see and pursue its prey. In urban areas it has adapted to foraging in gardens or paved areas.. more