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The black-billed magpie , also known as the American magpie, is a bird in the crow family that inhabits the western half of North America, from Colorado, to southern coastal Alaska, to Central Oregon, to northern California, northern Nevada, northern Arizona, northern New Mexico, central Kansas, and Nebraska. It is black and white, with black areas on the wings and tail showing iridescent hints of blue or blue-green. It is one of only four North American songbirds whose tail makes up half or more.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Stephen Philips
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Uploaded Sep 5, 2017. Captured Jul 12, 2017 06:45 in 601-699 4th Ave W, Kalispell, MT 59901, USA.
  • Canon EOS 5DS R
  • f/5.6
  • 1/100s
  • ISO100
  • 349mm