magpie

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Related to Black-billed Magpie: white-breasted nuthatch, black-capped chickadee, American Dipper

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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Female and male specialization in parental care and its consequences in Black-billed Magpies.
Roost characteristics and roosting behaviour of Black-billed Magpies, Pica pica, in Edmonton, Alberta.
4 100 Common Ravens 6 (b 100 100 Black-billed Magpies 4 0 100 Cloacal swabs Species tested (y) Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) Ontario American Crows (2001) 58.
Transmission to cage mates was detected only in Ring-billed Gulls, Blue Jays, Black-billed Magpies, and American Crows (Table 5).
Among the four species of corvids evaluated, titers were higher in American Crows and Blue Jays than in Fish Crows and Black-billed Magpies.