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Blue Magpie

Urocissa erythroryncha (Boddaert, 1783)

The Red-billed Blue Magpie, Urocissa erythrorhyncha is a species of bird in the crow family Corvidae. It is about the same size as the European Magpie but has a much longer tail, the longest tail of any corvid. It is 65–68 cm (26–27 in) long and weighs 196-232 grams (6.9-8.2 oz). Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Corvidae
Genus:
  Urocissa

Scientific:
  Urocissa erythroryncha

Citation:
  (Boddaert, 1783)

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.38

Protonym:
  Corvus erythrorynchus

Avibase ID:
  76C44D5A85F918B7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/76C44D5A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916625

Geographic range:

  • Urocissa erythroryncha erythroryncha: Central China to s Yunnan, n Laos and n Vietnam
  • Urocissa erythroryncha brevivexilla: SW Manchuria and n China
  • Urocissa erythroryncha alticola: SW China (n Yunnan) and ne Myanmar
  • Urocissa erythroryncha occipitalis: Himalayas (Punjab to Sikkim)
  • Urocissa erythroryncha magnirostris: Hills of Assam to Indochina
English:
Blue Magpie
Czech:
kraska červenozobá
German:
Rotschnabelkitta
Danish:
Rødnæbbet Kitta
Spanish:
Urraca Piquirroja
Finnish:
loistoharakka
French:
Pirolle à bec rouge
Icelandic:
Kjólskjór
Italian:
Gazza blu
Japanese:
sanjaku
Japanese:
サンジャク
Dutch:
Roodsnavelkitta
Norwegian:
Rødnebbskjære
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudnebbskjor
Polish:
kitta czerwonodzioba
Russian:
Красноклювая лазоревая сорока
Slovak:
kita červenozobá
Swedish:
rödnäbbad blåskata
Ukrainian:
Кіта червонодзьоба
Chinese:
红嘴蓝鹊


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Bengali: লালঠোঁট নীলতাউরা
Catalan: garsa blava bec-roja
Czech: Kraska cervenozobá, kraska červenozobá
Danish: Rødnæbbet Kitta
German: Rotschnabelkitta, Rot-Schnabelkitta
English: Blue Magpie, Red-billed Blue Magpie, Red-billed Blue Pie, Red-billed Blue-Magpie, Red-billed Magpie
English (IOC): Red-billed Blue Magpie
Spanish: Urraca Azul de Pico Rojo, Urraca Azul Piquirroja, Urraca Piquirroja
Spanish (Spain): Urraca Piquirroja
Spanish (HBW): Red-billed Blue-Magpie
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Urraca Azul Piquirroja
Estonian: hiina lasuurharakas
Finnish: Loistoharakka
French: Pie bleue à bec rouge, Pie bleue de Chine, Pie bleue occipitale, Pirolle à bec rouge, Pirolle chinoise
Hungarian: vöröscsőrű kitta
Icelandic: Kjólskjór
Italian: Gazza azzurra beccorosso, Gazza blu
Japanese: sanjaku
Japanese: サンジャク
Japanese (Kanji): 山鵲
Scientific: Cissa erythrorhyncha, Corvus erythrorynchus, Urocissa erythrorhyncha, Urocissa erythroryncha, Urocissa erythroryncha erythroryncha
Lithuanian: Raudonsnapė žydroji šarka
Latvian: zilā žagata
Dutch: Roodsnavelkitta
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudnebbskjor
Norwegian: Rødnebbskjære
Polish: kitta czerwonodzioba
Pinyin: hóng-zuǐ lán-què
Russian: голубая лазоревая сорока, Китайская лазуревая сорока, Красноклювая лазоревая сорока
Slovak: kita cervenozobá, kita červenozobá
Serbian: Crvenokljuna plava svraka
Swedish: Rödnäbbad blåskata
Thai: นกขุนแผน, นกสาลิกาดง
Thai (Transliteration): nók kʰŭn-pʰăeen, nók săa-lí-kaa doŋ
Ukrainian: Кіта червонодзьоба
Vietnamese: Chim Giẻ cùi, Giẻ cùi
Chinese: 紅嘴藍鵲, 红嘴蓝鹊
Chinese (Traditional): 紅嘴藍鵲

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