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Black-billed magpie
Pica pica

Size: 20 inches
Overall Color: black and white
Occurrence: widespread
Diet: opportunistic
Nest: large domed stick nest in tree
Field Identification: black with white belly and wing bar, black beak
Season: year-round

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: passeriformes
Family: 52 Corvidae (crows,jays,ravens,magpies,nutcrackers)
Genus: Pica
Species: pica

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