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Juvenile Magpie

Cracticus tibicen ssp. tibicen

Habitat:

Surfers Paradise



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Neil Ross
Neil Ross 6 months ago

Same species as your other magpie spotting. I agree it's a juvenile. See how the nape of the neck has a greyish tinge? That is also the easiest way to distinguish male from female as adult birds. Juvenile males have the grey tinge until they mature, then it turns pure white. Your other spotting is definitely an adult male.

Hema
Spotted by
Hema

Gold Coast, QLD, Australia

Lat: -28.01, Long: 153.43

Spotted on Mar 10, 2019
Submitted on Apr 27, 2019

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