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Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica) (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Corvidae

Scientific:
  Pica pica
Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Protonym:
  Corvus Pica

Avibase ID:
  1EB2E3C72A6B688A

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179722

Geographic range:

  • Pica pica [pica or galliae]: British Isles, s Scandinavia, central and e Europe to Asia Minor
  • Pica pica galliae: W Europe to Balkans
  • Pica pica fennorum: N Scandinavia and w Russia
  • Pica pica bactriana: Central Russia to n India and w Tibet
  • Pica pica hemileucoptera: W and s Siberia to Outer Mongolia
  • Pica pica leucoptera: s Transbaikalia to e Mongolia and Altai Mountains
  • Pica pica melanotos: Iberian Peninsula
  • Pica pica bottanensis: E Himalayas to se Tibet and w China (Qinghai and Xinjiang)
  • Pica pica camtschatica: N shores of Sea of Okhotsk to Kamchatka Peninsula
  • Pica pica mauritanica: NE Mauritania to Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia
  • Pica pica serica: S China to Myanmar, Indochina, Hainan and Taiwan
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Eurasian Magpie
Czech:
  straka obecná
German:
  Elster
Danish:
  Husskade
Spanish:
  Urraca Común
Finnish:
  harakka
French:
  Pie bavarde
Icelandic:
  Skjór
Italian:
  Gazza comune europea
Japanese:
  Kasasagi
Japanese:
  カササギ
Dutch:
  Ekster
Norwegian:
  Skjære
Polish:
  sroka
Portuguese:
  Pega-rabuda
Russian:
  Сорока
Slovak:
  straka obyčajná
Swedish:
  Skata
Chinese:
  喜鹊


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Eurasian Magpie ( Pica pica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Eurasian Magpie ( Pica pica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Eurasian Magpie ( Pica pica)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Common Magpie ( Pica pica)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes considered a nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Pica [pica or asirensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Ekster
Arabic: عقعق
Asturian: Pega
Azerbaijani: Sağsağan, Ziğ-ziğ quşu
Belarusian: Cарока, saroka, сарока
Bulgarian: svraka, Сврака
Breton: Ar big, pig
Catalan: Gaig, Garsa
Catalan (Balears): Garsa
Valencian: Gaig
Czech: straka, Straka obecná
Chuvash: Чакак
Welsh: Pia, Pigen, pioden, Piogen, Y bi
Danish: Husskade, skade
German: Elster, Elster-pica
Greek: (Κοινή) Καρακάξα, karakaxa, Καρακάξα, Κατσικορώνα
Greek (Cypriot): Κατσικορώνα
Emiliano-romagnolo: Argaza
English: black-billed magpie, Common Black-billed Magpie, Common Magpie, Eurasian Magpie, Magpie
Esperanto: pigo
Spanish: Arrendajo funesto, picaza, Urraca, Urraca Común, Urraca de Pico Negro
Estonian: harakas
Basque: Garsa, mika
Persian: زاغ كبود
Finnish: Harakka
Faroese: skjóra
French: pie, Pie bavarde, Pie d'Arabie saoudite, Pie ordinaire
Friulian: Badascule, cheche, Gjaie
Frisian: ekster
Irish: Cabaire breac, Magaide, meaig, pega, snag breac, Snagaide
Gaelic: Cadhag, Pioghaid
Galician: Gaio, Garsa
Manx: pieanat, Pieannad
Hebrew: עקעק
Croatian: Svraka, Svraka maruša
Hungarian: szarka
Armenian: [Sovorakan Kachaghak ], Սովորական Կաչաղակ
Icelandic: skjór
Italian: gazza, Gazza comune europea
Japanese: Chousen garasu, Kachi-garasu, Kasasagi, Kourai garasu
Japanese: カササギ, カチガラス, コウライガラス, チョウセンガラス
Georgian: კაჭკაჭი, ჩხიკვი
Khakas: Саасхан
Kazakh: Сауысқан
Korean: 까치
Cornish: Kegin, piasenn, Pyasen
Latin: Pica pica, Pica pica pica
Ladino: gacia
Ladin: Gacia
Lithuanian: šarka
Latvian: žagata
Macedonian: Cтрачка, stračka, Сврака, страчка
Mongolian: Шаазгай
Maltese: Kakarachi, Kakarachka
Dutch: Ekster
Norwegian: skjære
Napoletano-calabrese: Ciavula
Occitan: agaça, Gag
Polish: sroka, sroka (zwyczajna), Sroka zwyczajna
Portuguese: peda, pega, Pega-rabuda
Romansh: giazla, Sgragia
Romanian: cotofana, coţofană, kakarachi kakarachka
Russian: soroka, Обыкновенная сорока, Сорока, Сорока обыкновенная
Sardinian: malabiga, mariabiga, mariapighe, pica, piga, pilica
Scots: athaid, Cadhag, Pioghaid
Northern Sami: skire
Slovak: straka, straka čiernozobá, Straka obyčajná
Slovenian: sraka
Albanian: Grizhël, laraska, Laraska bishtgjatë, Laraskë
Serbian: svraka, сврака
Swedish: Skata
Thai: นกสาลิกาปากดำ
Turkmen: saksağan
Turkish: Saksağan, Saksaşan
Tuvinian: Сааскан
Ukrainian: soroka, сорока
Vietnamese: Ắc cắc, Ác là, Bồ các, Chim ác là
Sorbian, Lower: Kabeja, sroka
Sorbian, Upper: Škrěkawa, sroka
Chinese: [gān què], [shen-nu], [xi-que], [ye quezi], 喜 鹊, 喜雀, 喜鵲, 喜鹊, 干鹊, 神女, 野鹊子
Chinese (Taiwan): [xi-que], 喜鵲

 

         

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