Maghreb magpie

Maghreb magpie

Maghreb magpie

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Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Pica mauritanica

The Maghreb magpie (Pica mauritanica ) 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.

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A molecular phylogenetic study published in 2018 found that the Maghreb magpie was sister to a clade containing all the other members of the genus Pica.

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Distribution

Geography

Maghreb magpie habitat map
Maghreb magpie habitat map
Maghreb magpie
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Habits and Lifestyle

Lifestyle
Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

Population

References

1. Maghreb magpie Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maghreb_magpie
2. Maghreb magpie on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/103727118/112291895
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/317674

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