Eurasian magpie

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Eurasian magpie
Temporal range: Middle Pleistocene – Recent
Nominate subspecies in Russia
Calls, recorded in England
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Pica
P. pica
Binomial name
Pica pica

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Global range of the Eurasian magpie and its subspecies

Corvus pica Linnaeus, 1758

Pica pica pica

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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