Chick in Nest; Dad Standing Guard
Juvenile, scratching it's other ear
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)|
|Order:||Perching Birds (Passeriformes)|
|Family:||Crow (Artamidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Australian Magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen)|
|This Photo:||Juvenile, profile|
Thank you Antoni Camozzato for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills, Coastal Areas and elsewhere
Black and white. Females have more grey instead of white. Raven-like. Have a gentle warbling song.
We get two races at Ellura, one with a completely white back, and the other with a black band across the back.
Far more timid in the wild than in urban areas.