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Formosan Magpie

Urocissa caerulea Gould, 1863

The Taiwan Blue Magpie (Urocissa caerulea), also called the Taiwan Magpie or Formosan Blue Magpie (Chinese: 臺灣藍鵲; pinyin: Táiwān lán què) or the "long-tailed mountain lady" (Chinese: 長尾山娘; pinyin: Chángwěi shānniáng; Taiwanese: Tn̂g-boé soaⁿ-niû), is a member of the Crow family. It is an endemic species living in the mountains of Taiwan at elevations of 300 to 1200m. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Corvidae
Genus:
  Urocissa

Scientific:
  Urocissa caerulea

Citation:
  Gould, 1863

Reference:
  PZS(1862) Pt3 p.282

Protonym:
  Urocissa caerulea

Avibase ID:
  5B15BB69C9AB9FEC

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5B15BB69

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563645

Geographic range:

  • Urocissa caerulea: Montane forests of Taiwan
English:
Formosan Magpie
Czech:
kraska tchajwanská
German:
Dickschnabelkitta
Danish:
Taiwankitta
Spanish:
Urraca de Formosa
Finnish:
taiwaninloistoharakka
French:
Pirolle de Taiwan
Italian:
Gazza di Taiwan
Japanese:
yamamusume
Japanese:
ヤマムスメ
Dutch:
Taiwankitta
Norwegian:
Taiwanskjære
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Taiwanskjor
Polish:
kitta modra
Russian:
Толстоклювая лазоревая сорока
Slovak:
kita modrá
Swedish:
taiwanblåskata
Ukrainian:
Кіта тайваньська
Chinese:
台湾蓝鹊


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Taiwan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Taiwan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Taiwan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Taiwan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Taiwan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Taiwan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Taiwan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Taiwan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Taiwan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Taiwan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Taiwan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pirolle de Taiwan ( Urocissa caerulea)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pirolle de Taiwan ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 1st edition:
Taiwan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 3rd edition:
Taiwan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 4th edition:
Taiwan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 6th edition:
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Taiwan Blue-Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Taiwan Blue-Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements, version 2015:
Taiwan Blue-Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements, version 2016:
Taiwan Blue-Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements, version 2017:
Taiwan Blue-Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements, version 2018:
Taiwan Blue-Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Clements, version 2019:
Taiwan Blue-Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
eBird version 1.50:
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
eBird version 1.52:
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
eBird version 1.53:
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
eBird version 1.54:
Taiwan Blue-Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
eBird version 1.55:
Taiwan Blue-Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
eBird version 2015:
Taiwan Blue-Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
eBird version 2016:
Taiwan Blue-Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
eBird version 2017:
Taiwan Blue-Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
eBird version 2018:
Taiwan Blue-Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
eBird version 2019:
Taiwan Blue-Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Formosan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Formosan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Taiwan Blue-Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Oriental Bird Club:
Taiwan Blue Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
James Lee Peters:
Urocissa caerulea
James Lee Peters (original):
Urocissa caerulea
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Urocissa caerulea
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Formosan Magpie ( Urocissa caerulea)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Urocissa caerulea
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Urocissa caerulea

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: garsa blava de Taiwan
Czech: Kraska tchajwanská
Danish: Taiwan Kitta, Taiwankitta
German: Dickschnabelkitta, Dick-Schnabelkitta
English: Formosan Blue Magpie, Formosan Magpie, Formosean blue magpie, Taiwan Blue Magpie, Taiwan Blue-Magpie, Taiwan Magpie
English (IOC): Taiwan Blue Magpie
Spanish: Urraca Azul de Formosa, Urraca de Formosa
Spanish (Spain): Urraca de Formosa
Spanish (HBW): Taiwan Blue-Magpie
Estonian: taivani lasuurharakas
Finnish: Taiwaninloistoharakka
French: Pie bleue de Formose, Pie bleue de Taiwan, Pirolle azurée, Pirolle de Taiwan, Pirolle de Taïwan
Hungarian: vastagcsőrű kitta
Italian: Gazza azzurra di Taiwan, Gazza di Taiwan
Japanese: yamamusume
Japanese: ヤマムスメ
Scientific: Urocissa caerulea
Lithuanian: Storasnapė žydroji šarka
Dutch: Formosakitta, Formosa-kitta, Taiwankitta
Norwegian Nynorsk: Taiwanskjor
Norwegian: Taiwanskjære
Polish: kitta modra
Russian: Толстоклювая лазоревая сорока
Slovak: kita modrá
Serbian: Tajvanska plava svraka
Swedish: Taiwanblåskata
Ukrainian: Кіта тайваньська
Chinese: 台湾蓝鹊, 台灣藍鵲
Chinese (Traditional): 台灣藍鵲, 臺灣藍鵲

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