The Pied Wagtail may be a familiar bird to many of us. It is very much the British race of the nominate species White Wagtail which has a large European distribution. This species and all races are renown for their variation in plumage. Adult males tend to be the blackest and the young females tend to be the palest, but there are a significant number of plumage types in between that provide a challenge to those of us that try to ascertain their age and sex. All the below images taken today relate to Pied Wagtails. If you fancy having a go at ageing and sexing them, be my guest!