Black-billed Magpie

Pica pica

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Crows and Jays (Corvidae)

Code 4

BBMA

Code 6

PICHUD

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HEAD

Black-billed Magpie Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Varies with season and age. Pale to blue-gray, then brown to gray in cycles. In winter, spring, all become brown.
  • Head Pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Black-billed Magpie Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 44-56 cm (17.5-22 in)
  • Weight: 187 g (6.6 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Black breast with white belly and sides.
  • Upperparts: Black with iridescent blue sheen.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Black-billed Magpie Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with slow steady wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 61 cm (24 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail Shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black with iridescent green sheen.
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Black
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