Magpie

Name: Magpie

Scientific name: Pica pica

Category: Birds

Nature Stars: 10

What are nature stars?

About: A large, long-tailed bird, about 50cm long of which the tail is at least 20cm long. Magpies are small crows, mainly black with a white belly, white patches on the shoulders and white in the wing. They are omnivores, feeding on carrion, invertebrates and a

How to identify: Unmistakeable

Where: Widespread, although absent from the north of Scotland

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 60
  • Agility: 40
  • Rarity: 10
  • Cute factor: 10
  • Traveller: 10

Fantastic fact: It is good luck to say 'hello Mister Magpie' if you see a Magpie.

Photograph credit: Photo credit tbc


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comments

  • Catalas
    • Date: 2011-07-19 19:06:23
    • Catalas

    magpie`s are soooo... cute and it says here that its cute factor is 10 it must be wrong he

  • Wigeonona
    • Date: 2011-06-13 19:56:49
    • Wigeonona

    i cant beleive they are small crows because for me i think that they are pretty big from Hippo Man widgenona

  • Owlusis
    • Date: 2011-05-28 16:46:08
    • Owlusis

    Cool

  • Dolphilor
    • Date: 2010-08-03 12:09:50
    • Dolphilor

    It is a very good artical

  • Puffinelor
    • Date: 2010-06-21 13:50:54
    • Puffinelor

    it is very informative

  • Thrush97
    • Date: 2010-04-07 17:40:19
    • Thrush97

    wow i have seen magpie's many times but i have never known that thanks!

  • Foxalas
    • Date: 2010-02-19 16:13:51
    • Foxalas

    This is a good article aswell I like Magpies eventhough they are very common and mostly ignored!!

  • Nightolis
    • Date: 2010-02-18 18:50:15
    • Nightolis

    This is a great article. The magpie pic is a great pease of art.

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