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Category:Urocissa - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Urocissa


A group of colourful Magpies from the forests of southern and eastern Asia.
All species have a mainly blue plumage, long tails and stout bills.


Urocissa is a genus in the family Corvidae.
It is closely related to the genus Cissa and sometimes even merged with it.

Genus Urocissa viewedit
U. ornata Sri Lanka Blue Magpie
U. caerulea Taiwan Blue Magpie
U. flavirostris Yellow-billed Blue Magpie
U. erythroryncha Red-billed Blue Magpie
U. whiteheadi White-winged Magpie


  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2009. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 14: Bush-shrikes to Old World Sparrows. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553507

Pages in category ‘Urocissa’

The following 5 pages are in this category, out of 5 total.