Motacilla alba yarrellii
Breeds in a wide variety of habitats, inclubing urban areas but largely absent from bogs and upland areas.
Common throughout Ireland.
None in Ireland
Nests on the ground. An introduced species from Asia, first introduced in the 16th century. Two races have been introduced to Ireland, but the race from China with its white neck ring has dominated. A game bird, it is raised in large numbers and released
Not a difficult species to see. Often seen in fields along roads.