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Azure-winged Magpie

Cyanopica cyanus (Pallas, PS 1776)

The azure-winged magpie is a bird in the crow family. It is 31–35 cm long and similar in overall shape to the Eurasian magpie but is more slender with proportionately smaller legs and bill. It belongs to the genus Cyanopica. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Corvidae
Genus:
   Cyanopica
Scientific:
  Cyanopica cyanus


Original description

Citation:
  (Pallas, PS 1776)

Reference:
   Reise verschied. Prov. Russ. Reichs 3 p.694

Protonym:
  Corvus cyanus


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  659D6E44CDDBC5F1

Avibase ID:
  avibase-659D6E44

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/659D6E44


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916623

Geographic range:

  • Cyanopica cyanus cyanus {cyanus or tristis}: E-central Asia
  • Cyanopica cyanus cyanus (pallescens): Middle and lower Amur River region
  • Cyanopica cyanus interposita: N China (Shaanxi)
  • Cyanopica cyanus kansuensis: W China (Gansu, Qinghai and nw Sichuan)
  • Cyanopica cyanus koreensis: Korea
  • Cyanopica cyanus stegmanni: Manchuria
  • Cyanopica cyanus swinhoei: E China (Liaoning to Fujian and Sichuan)
  • Cyanopica cyanus japonica: Japan (Honshu and Kyushu)
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English:
Azure-winged Magpie
Catalan:
garsa blava asiàtica
Czech:
straka modrá
Danish:
Blåskade
German:
Azurelster
Spanish:
Rabilargo Asiático
Spanish (Spain):
Rabilargo Asiático
Finnish:
siniharakka
French:
Pie-bleue à calotte noire
Croatian:
Modra svraka
Hungarian:
Kékszarka (Azsiai)
Icelandic:
Bláskjór
Italian:
Gazza azzurra
Japanese (romaji):
onaga
Japanese:
オナガ
Lithuanian:
Azijinė mėlynoji šarka
Dutch:
Aziatische Blauwe Ekster
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Asurskjor
Norwegian:
Asurskjære
Polish:
sójka błękitna
Portuguese:
charneco / pega-azul
Russian:
Голубая сорока
Slovak:
modraňa družná
Serbian:
Azijska plava svraka
Swedish:
östlig blåskata
Ukrainian:
Сорока блакитна
Chinese:
灰喜鹊
Chinese (Traditional):
灰喜鵲


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Asian Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Asian Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Asian Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Asian Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Asian Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Asian Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Asian Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Azure-winged Magpie (Asian) ( Cyanopica cyanus [cyanus Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Azure-winged Magpie (Asian) ( Cyanopica cyanus [cyanus Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Asian Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Asian Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Asian Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Asian Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Asian Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Azure-winged Magpie ( Cyanopica cyanus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cyanopica cyanus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cyanopica cyanus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Cyanopica [cyanus or cooki] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Afrikaans: Blouekster
Asturian: Pega azul asiática
Azerbaijani: mavi sağsağan, Sibir ziğ-ziğ quşu
Belarusian: Блакітная сарока
Bulgarian: Син сврака, Синя сврака
Breton: Pig c'hlas
Catalan: Garsa blava, garsa blava asiàtica
Czech: straka modrá
Welsh: Pioden adeinlas
Danish: Blåskade
German: Azurelster, Blauelster
Greek: Γαλαζoκαρακάξα
English: Asian Azure-winged Magpie, Azure-winged Magpie, Azure-winged Magpie (Asian)
English, HBW: Asian Azure-winged Magpie
English (IOC): Azure-winged Magpie
English (United States): Azure-winged Magpie
Esperanto: Blua pigo
Spanish: Rabilargo, Rabilargo Asiático, Urraca de Rabo Largo
Spanish (Spain): Rabilargo Asiático
Spanish (HBW): Azure-winged Magpie
Estonian: siniharakas
Basque: Mika urdin, Mika urdina
Evenki: chadarà, isüvki
Finnish: Siniharakka
French: Pie bleue, Pie bleue (Asie), Pie bleue à calotte noire, Pie-bleue à calotte noire
Frisian: Blauwe ekster
Irish: Meaig ghorm
Galician: Pega azul, Pega azul asiática
Hebrew: עקעק תכול
Croatian: Modra svraka
Hungarian: kékszarka, Kékszarka (Azsiai)
Icelandic: Bláskjór
Italian: Gazza aliazzurre, Gazza aliazzurre asiatica, Gazza azzurra
Japanese (romaji): onaga, o-naga
Japanese: オナガ
Japanese (Kanji): 尾長
Georgian: ციმბირი ჩხიკვი
Kabardian: къанжэкъащхъуэ
Mongolian, Halh: цанцаахай, цэнхэр цанцаахай, цэнхэр шаазгай
Khakas: Кöк саасхан
Korean: 물까마귀, 물까치
Korean (Transliteration): mul-kkachi
Karachay-Balkar: кѐк чакъынджик
Kirghiz: көгүш сагызган
Scientific: Corvus cyanus, Cyanopica cyana, Cyanopica cyana cyana, Cyanopica cyana cyanus, Cyanopica cyanus, Cyanopica cyanus [cyanus Group], Cyanopica cyanus cyanus, Cyanopolius cyanus, Cyanopolius pallasi
Lithuanian: Azijinė melynoji šarka, Azijinė mėlynoji šarka, Mėlynoji šarka
Latvian: Zilspārnu žagata
Macedonian: Сина страчка
Mongolian: хөх шаазгай, цанцаахай, Цэнхэр цанцаахай, Цэнхэр шаазгай
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠴᠡᠩᠬᠡᠷ ᠴᠠᠨᠴᠠᠬᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠬᠦᠬᠡ ᠱᠠᠭᠠᠵᠠᠭᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Хөх шаазгай
Mongolian (Transliteration): khökh shaazgai, tseŋkher shaazgai, tseŋkher tsaŋtsaakhai
Mongolian, Chakhar (Peripheral): хөх шаазгай
Dutch: Aziatische Blauwe Ekster, Blauwe Ekster
Norwegian Nynorsk: Asurskjor
Norwegian: asurskjære, Blåskjære
Polish: sójka błękitna, sroka blekitna, sroka błękitna
Pinyin: cháng-wěi bāláng, cháng-wěi què, huī xǐ-què, lán-bàng què, lán-bǎng xiāng què, lán-què, shān xǐ-què, yuān xǐ-què
Portuguese: charneco / pega-azul, Pega azul, Pega-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): Charneco-oriental, pega-azul-asiática
Rhaeto-Romance: Giazla blaua
Romanian: Coţofană albastră
Russian: Голубая сорока, Сорока голубая
Yakut: кыра соруока
Northern Sami: Alitskire
Slovak: modraňa družná, Straka belasá
Slovenian: modra sraka
Albanian: Laraska krahëkaltër
Serbian: Azijska plava svraka, Plava svraka
Swedish: Blåskata, östlig blåskata
Turkish: Mavi Saksağan
Tuvinian: Ак-көк сааскан
Ukrainian: Сорока блакитна
Uzbek: кўк зағизғон, кўк ҳакка
Kalmyk: көк шаазһа
Chinese: 山喜鹊, 灰喜鵲, 灰喜鹊, 蓝膀香鹊, 蓝膀鹊, 蓝鹊, 长尾巴郎, 长尾鹊, 鸢喜鹊
Chinese (Traditional): 山喜鵲, 灰喜鵲, 藍翅香鵲, 藍膀鵲, 藍鵲, 長尾巴郎, 長尾鵲, 鳶喜鵲

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