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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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Sensurion Aerospace, a privately held, MinnesotaCEheadquartered company, manufactures the MAGPIE MPCE1 Unmanned Aircraft.
Kelly contracted Miami, Florida-based product management services leader Innovation Direct[TM] to represent the Magpie to potential licensees for a 2 year period.
It was converted into the Magpie Cafe around 1939 and has seen its reputation grow and grow ever since.
European magpies (Pica pica) from southern France were tested for antibodies to West Nile virus (WNV) and viral shedding in feces during spring-autumn 2005.
All night long the magpie told him how it was to be a bird, to soar and swoop, to lift off and land, to float on the warm air, to be buffeted by the wind
Sure enough, I heard the other day that screeching, dive-bombing magpies are attacking Olympic cyclists practicing on the mountain biking course, which is in an expanse of bushland.
The researchers found that magpies on the campus of the Seoul National University also flew away at larger distances when humans were directly looking at them.
THE WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre have successfully bred Magpie geese for the first time.
The narrator of this story is Suzee, a Jack Russell terrier, who forms an unlikely friendship with a magpie.
Major Magpie has landed four of his five wins at the course and has a record of four wins and a place from seven starts there.
Vikki Robinson, 24, student , Darlington: "I always salute a single magpie and touch wood.