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Magpie

There are a number of passerine birds in the family Corvidae with the name of magpie.

Genus Pica

Genus Urocissa

Genus Cyanopica

Genus Cissa

  • Green Magpie, Cissa chinensis
  • Yellow-breasted Magpie, Cissa hypoleuca
  • Short-tailed Magpie, Cissa thalassina

The Black Magpie, Platysmurus leucopterus, despite its name, is a jay.

Other corvids resembling magpies include the treepies, genus Dendrocitta.

Black and white birds unrelated to the corvids are often named magpies by analogy. These include:



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