Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Crows, Jays and Magpies :: Blue Magpie

Blue Magpie Urocissa erythrorhyncha

Described by: Boddaert (1783)
Alternate common name(s): Red-billed Blue Magpie, Red-bellied Blue-Magpie, Red-billed Magpie, Red-billed Blue-Magpie
Old scientific name(s): Cissa erythrorhyncha


Laba He, Sichuan Province, China - Oct 12, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Kowloon Park, Hong Kong - May, 2005 © Neil Fifer  Kowloon Park, Hong Kong - Oct, 2006 © Neil Fifer  Kufri, Himanchal Pradesh, India - May, 2007 © Jugal Tiwari 
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(1) N. China.
(2) C. and s. China and n. Vietnam.
(3) Sw. China and ne. Burma.
(4) Himalayas (n. India to e. Nepal and possibly Sikkim).
(5) Ne. India (Assam) to Malaya, Indochina and Hainan Is.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Hong Kong Birdwatching Society
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Hong Kong Birdwatching Society


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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