Black-billed Magpie With An Apparent Kill

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Black-billed Magpies feed primarily on carrion, ground-dwelling arthropods and seeds. But yesterday morning I photographed a magpie with an apparent kill, a vole. […]

Iridescence And The Role of Plumage Variations In Juvenile Magpies

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Juvenile Black-billed Magpies have significantly less iridescence in their plumage than the adults so the amount that appeared in this young bird surprised me. […]