magpie

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magpie

black and white crow-sized bird with melodious bell-like call and strong territorial behavior. Many species, e.g. Gymnorhina spp., Pica pica.
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However, the support for the Australian magpie is low compared to the rest.
Support for the common species, Australian magpie and the kookaburra, decreased by 3%.
Although other urban bird species such as Common Mynas (Sturnus tristis), Australian Magpies (Cracticus tibicen), Magpie-Larks (Grallina cyanoceuca), Australian Raven (Corvus coroniodes), Crested Pigeons (Ocyphaps lophotes) and House Sparrows (Passer domesticus) are frequently seen begging for food in the cafe, Noisy Miners were the only birds we observed opening sugar packets.

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