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  • Australian Magpie

  • Cracticus tibicen
  • The Australian Magpie is black and white, but the plumage pattern varies across its range. Its nape, upper tail and shoulder are white in males, grey in females. In the adult bird the eye is chestnut brown, and the bill is whitish with a black tip.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=323
  • Song link
  • http://www.birdsinbackyards.net/sites/www.birdsinbackyards.net/files/factsheets/audio/gymnorhina-tibicen.mp3
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Australian Magpie

  • The Australian Magpie is black and white, but the plumage pattern varies across its range. Its nape, upper tail and shoulder are white in males, grey in females. In the adult bird the eye is chestnut brown, and the bill is whitish with a black tip.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Cracticus tibicen
  • Gymnorhina tibicen
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 705
  • Size
  • 36-44cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • The carollers
  • Song link
  • http://www.birdsinbackyards.net/sites/www.birdsinbackyards.net/files/factsheets/audio/gymnorhina-tibicen.mp3
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=323
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/australian-magpie