Talk:Motacilla alba lugens
Pavlova et al. 2005 (Journal of Avian Biology, Volume 36 Page 322) based on mtDNA studies, would make this a ssp. of M. alba.
Other authors have divided it into 3 full species!
Lumped with White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) by the AOU in its 46th supplement to the check-list. See The Auk 122(3):1026–1031, 2005.
Removed from ABA checklist Version 6.6.1 – December 2005
日本の資料では、和名「ハクセキレイ」の学名を Motacilla alba または Motacilla alba lugens と記すことが一般的のようです。
In documents of Japan, called "Haku-Sekirei" (ハクセキレイ) in Japanese, written as Motacilla alba or Motacilla alba lugens is more common.
--cory 18:17, 3 October 2006 (UTC)