Eurasian magpie

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Eurasian magpie
Temporal range: Middle Pleistocene – Recent
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Nominate subspecies in Toulouse, France
Calls, recorded in England
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Pica
Species:
P. pica
Binomial name
Pica pica
Subspecies

See text

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Global range of the Eurasian magpie and its subspecies
Synonyms

Corvus pica Linnaeus, 1758

The Eurasian magpie or common magpie (Pica pica) is a bird that lives in Europe, much of Asia, and northwest Africa. It is one of several birds in the crow family named as magpies.

In Europe, "magpie" is used by English speakers to call the European magpie; it is the only magpie in Europe outside the Iberian Peninsula.

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