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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The effect of nest usurpation on breeding success of the Black-billed Magpie Pica pica.
Among the four species of corvids evaluated, titers were higher in American Crows and Blue Jays than in Fish Crows and Black-billed Magpies.
2000) for Black-billed Magpie (Pica hudsonia) and Yellow-billed Magpie (P.
Influence of temperature and other factors on the daily roosting times of Black-billed Magpies.