Red-billed Magpie (Urocissa erythrorhyncha) Pictures and Detail

Red-billed Magpie, Close Up
Red-billed Magpie Close Up

Red-billed Magpie (Urocissa erythrorhyncha) Pictures and Detail


This is second Magpie after Yellow-billed Magpie which I am going to cover in this blog. Recently, When I was taking pictures of Yellow-billed Magpie, then I noticed that there are few Red-billed Magpie are also around me. 

The Red-billed Magpie in the picture above becomes my friend and I got a chance to take its close up picture. Though, the numbers of Yellow (Gold)-billed Magpies were much higher than the Red-billed Magpie birds. 
Red-billed Magpie, Tree
Red-billed Magpie on Tree

Sometimes, we can find both Red-billed Magpie and Yellow-billed Magpie in a single group and the difference between these magpies is due to differences in color of their bills and feet; otherwise, both Yellow-billed Magpie and Red-billed Magpie are same physically. 

Red-billed magpie, Magpie,
Red-Billed Blue Magpie
For a person who does not have knowledge of this fact may find both of them the same. Red-billed Magpie are found In the Himalayan region in countries like India, Nepal, Combodia, Maynmar, Laos etc. The scientific name of this bird is Urocissa erythrorhyncha and it belongs to Corvidae family of birds. 

Red-billed Magpie, Magpie
Red-billed Magpie

Like Yellow-billed Magpie, Red-billed Magpie do eat insects, eggs of other birds, small mammals, fruits and nuts. These Magpies are also very vocal in nature and make many calls. To Know more about these birds, you can read a detailed article on Yellow-billed Magpie.
magpie, yellow-billed magpie
Yellow-billed Magpie 

Red-billed Magpie, Magpie
Red-Billed magpie
I had a good communication with these birds during my recent Bird Photography tour. I enjoyed a good time with Yellow-billed and Red-billed Magpie.

It is very common to see beautiful flights of these birds as you see in the picture below.

Magpie, Red-billed Magpie
Flying Red-billed Magpie
It is very common to See Red-billed Magpie in the fields in search of food.
Red-billed Magpie, Magpie
Red-billed Magpie in Fields

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