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Maghreb Magpie

Pica mauritanica Malherbe, 1845

The Maghreb magpie is a species of magpie found in North Africa from Morocco east to Tunisia. It can be distinguished from the Eurasian magpie by the patch of blue skin behind its eye, the narrower white belly, the shorter wings, and the longer tail. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Corvidae
Genus:
   Pica
Scientific:
  Pica mauritanica


Original description

Citation:
  Malherbe, 1845

Reference:
  Bull.Soc.Hist.Nat.Moselle p. 52-54

Protonym:
  Pica Mauritanica

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33792664


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3FA7E460EC07707F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3FA7E460

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3FA7E460


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 924166

Geographic range:

  • Pica mauritanica: NE Mauritania to Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia
English:
Maghreb Magpie
Catalan:
Garsa del Magrib
Czech:
straka severoafrická
Danish:
Maghreb Husskade
German:
Maghrebelster
Spanish:
Urraca magrebí
Spanish (Spain):
Urraca magrebí
Finnish:
Magrebinharakka
French:
Pie du Maghreb
Croatian:
sjevernoafrička svraka
Italian:
Gazza berbera
Japanese:
マグレブカササギ
Dutch:
Maghrebekster
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Maghrebskjor
Norwegian:
Maghrebskjære
Polish:
sroka gołooka
Portuguese:
Pega-do-magreb
Russian:
Магрибская сорока
Slovak:
straka saharská
Serbian:
Afrička svraka
Swedish:
maghrebskata
Ukrainian:
сорока мавританська
Chinese:
马格里布喜鹊


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Pica pica mauritanica
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Eurasian Magpie (mauritanica) ( Pica pica mauritanica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Eurasian Magpie (mauritanica) ( Pica pica mauritanica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Eurasian Magpie (mauritanica) ( Pica pica mauritanica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Eurasian Magpie (mauritanica) ( Pica pica mauritanica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Eurasian Magpie (mauritanica) ( Pica pica mauritanica)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 2]
Clements, version 2021:
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Eurasian Magpie (African) ( Pica pica mauritanica) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Eurasian Magpie (African) ( Pica pica mauritanica) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Eurasian Magpie (African) ( Pica pica mauritanica) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Eurasian Magpie (North African) ( Pica pica mauritanica) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Pica pica mauretanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Pica pica mauritanica [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Pica pica mauritanica [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 3]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Maghreb Magpie ( Pica mauritanica) [version 3]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pica pica mauritanica [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Pica [pica, bottanensis, mauritanica or serica] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Belarusian: Магрыбская сарока
Catalan: Garsa del Magrib
Czech: straka severoafrická
Welsh: Pioden Mauritania
Danish: Atlashusskade, Maghreb Husskade
German: Elster (mauritanica), Elster-mauritanica, Maghrebelster
English: Eurasian Magpie (African), Eurasian Magpie (mauritanica), Eurasian Magpie (North African), Maghreb Magpie, Magpie , North Afarican Magpie, North African Magpie, North-west African Black-billed Magpie
English (United Kingdom): Common Magpie (North African)
English, HBW: Maghreb Magpie
English (IOC): Maghreb Magpie
English (United States): Maghreb Magpie
Esperanto: Magreba pigo
Spanish: Urraca magrebí
Spanish (Spain): Urraca Común (mauritanica), Urraca magrebí
Spanish (HBW): Eurasian Magpie (North African)
Estonian: berberi harakas
Finnish: Magrebinharakka
French: Pie bavarde (Maghreb), Pie bavarde (mauritanica), Pie bavarde d'Afrique du Nord, Pie du Maghreb, Pie maghrébine
Frisian: Magrebekster
Irish: Meaig na Magraibe
Galician: Pega magrebina
Hebrew: עקעק מגרב
Croatian: sjevernoafrička svraka
Italian: Gazza berbera
Japanese (romaji): kasasagi (mauritanica)
Japanese: カササギ (mauritanica), マグレブカササギ
Scientific: Pica mauretanica, Pica mauritanica, Pica pica mauretanica, Pica pica mauritanica
Latvian: Magriba žagata
Dutch: Ekster (mauritanica), Maghrebekster
Norwegian Nynorsk: Maghrebskjor
Norwegian: Maghrebskjære, skjære (mauritanica)
Polish: sroka golooka, sroka gołooka
Portuguese: Pega-do-magreb
Portuguese (Portugal): Pega-do-magreb, pega-magrebina
Rhaeto-Romance: Giazla magrebina
Romanian: Coţofană din Maghreb
Russian: Магрибская сорока
Northern Sami: Berberskire
Slovak: straka saharská
Slovenian: Magrebska sraka
Serbian: Afrička svraka, Svraka (afrička)
Swedish: maghrebskata, skata (mauritanica)
Turkish: Mağrip saksağanı, Saksağan (mauritanica)
Ukrainian: Сорока (звичайна) мавританська, сорока мавританська
Chinese: 马格里布喜鹊

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