The White Browed Wagtail ( English) ,Motacilla maderaspatensis( Scientific Name) is Endemic ( native) to the Indian Subcontinent.
The pictures that follow of the Male Wagtail having Breakfast were taken at Lakshman Sagar near Ajmer, Rajasthan.
Mr Wagtail is identified by the Glossy Jet Black Tuxedo he adorns.
The White Browed Wagtail is the Largest of this Species of Wagtails and can be seen across the entire Sub Continent of India.
Quick to ensnare the Dragonfly, the Wagtail beats its prey against the Rocks before swallowing it whole.
The Featured Image captures the Wagtail immediately after it nips the Dragonfly in flight.
This fidgety species has a tail in perpetual motion giving it the name Wagtail.
Having had a Hearty Breakfast the Male Wagtail poses for a photograph clearly showing the White Brow above its eyes .
The scientific name of the species “maderaspatensis” is derived from the Southern Indian city of Madras ( now renamed Chennai) , now capital of the Indian State Tamil Nadu.
The White Brow Wagtail loves Water Bodies and kept me Enchanted for hours as I photographed it through most of the morning.