Wis forWillie Wagtail
Scientific name: rhipidura leucophrys
The willie wagtail, or willy wagtail, is a small, black and white songbird found in Australia and Indonesia. They are called wagtails because of their habit of waggin their tail backwards and forwards as they hop around. They eat insects, and are a common sight in backyards in Australia. They are aggressive and can be seen chasing larger birds and even cats out of their territory.