Taxon profile


European Magpie
Pica pica (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Corvidae - crows and jays »  genus Pica - magpie

Scientific synonyms

Corvus pica Linnaeus, 1758

Other names

= Eurasian Magpie

Least Concern




Included taxa

Number of records: 10

subspecies Pica pica bactriana Bonaparte, 1850
subspecies Pica pica bottanensis Delessert, 1840

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subspecies Pica pica camtschatica Stejneger, 1884
subspecies Pica pica fennorum Lönnberg, 1927

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subspecies Pica pica galliae Kleinschmidt, 1917

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subspecies Pica pica hemileucoptera Stegmann, 1928
subspecies Pica pica leucoptera Gould, 1862
subspecies Pica pica melanotos A.E. Brehm, 1857 - Iberian Magpie

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subspecies Pica pica pica (Linnaeus, 1758)

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subspecies Pica pica sericea Gould, 1845 - Korean Magpie

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Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [103727048]

Bird Life [] [as Pica pica (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [97133]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Pica pica (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Australian Faunal Directory [e95d91d9-8bc6-44a4-aa6b-5b668c974756]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Pica pica (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 2 February 2015
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [60753]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Pica pica Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Pica pica (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
DE Zootier-Lexikon [6086:elster-pica-pica&Itemid=679]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 2 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Pica pica (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků [], Česká společnost ornitologická [as Pica pica]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Pica pica]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [] [as Pica pica]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [] [as Pica pica]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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