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We heard about it from an ox, who heard it from a yellow wagtail, who heard it from a flying reindeer!

Pumbaa, Timon and Pumbaa's Christmas

Yellow wagtails are birds that appear in The Lion Guard universe. They live in the Pride Lands.


Western yellow wagtails breed in much of temperate Europe and Asia. They are residents in the milder parts of their range, such as western Europe, but northern and eastern populations migrate to Africa.


The yellow wagtail is a slender 15–16 centimeter long bird, with the characteristic long, constantly wagging tail of its genus. It has the shortest tails of the European wagtails. The breeding adult male is basically olive-colored above and yellow below. In other plumages, the yellow may be diluted by white. The heads of breeding males come in a variety of colors and patterns depending on its subspecies.


Can't Wait to be Queen

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During Duties of the King, several yellow wagtails fly in front of Simba.

The Imaginary Okapi

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During the song Life in the Pride Lands, two yellow wagtails can be seen nuzzling each other in a tree.

Ono's Idol

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Some yellow wagtails appear to greet the legendary eagle, Hadithi.

Timon and Pumbaa's Christmas

Pumbaa mentions a yellow wagtail when telling the Lion Guard about Christmas.

The Morning Report

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A yellow Wagtail named Nyuni has the branch that his nest is located on entangled on Bupu's horns, but the two of them start to get along over time.

Fire from the Sky

Yellow Wagtails help Ono, Hadithi and Anga fight Mzingo's Parliament

Battle for the Pride Lands

A flock of yellow wagtails were apart of the bird army for final battle to defeat Scar and his army once and for all.


Notable Yellow Wagtails

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