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Grallina picata
Magpie Mag"pie, n. [OE. & Prov. E. magot pie, maggoty pie, fr. Mag, Maggot, equiv. to Margaret, and fr. F. Marquerite, and common name of the magpie. Marguerite is fr. L. margarita pearl, Gr. ?, prob. of Eastern origin. See Pie magpie, and cf. the analogous names Tomtit, and Jackdaw.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of the genus Pica and related genera, allied to the jays, but having a long graduated tail. Note: The common European magpie (Pica pica, or P. caudata) is a black and white noisy and mischievous bird. It can be taught to speak. The American magpie (P. Hudsonica) is very similar. The yellow-belled magpie (P. Nuttalli) inhabits California. The blue magpie (Cyanopolius Cooki) inhabits Spain. Other allied species are found in Asia. The Tasmanian and Australian magpies are crow shrikes, as the white magpie (Gymnorhina organicum), the black magpie (Strepera fuliginosa), and the Australian magpie (Cracticus picatus). Magpie lark (Zo["o]l.), a common Australian bird (Grallina picata), conspicuously marked with black and white; -- called also little magpie. Magpie moth (Zo["o]l.), a black and white European geometrid moth (Abraxas grossulariata); the harlequin moth. Its larva feeds on currant and gooseberry bushes.

Meaning of Grallina from wikipedia

- Grallina is a genus of p****erine bird native to Australia and New Guinea. It is a member of a group of birds termed monarch flycatchers. This group is...
- The magpie-lark (Grallina cyanoleuca), also known as the peewee, peewit or mudlark, is a p****erine bird native to Australia, Timor and southern New Guinea...
- Salinas Peewee, an alternative name in Australia for the Magpie-lark (Grallina cyanoleuca) Pewees, group of songbirds from the New World Peewee, youth...
- The torrent-lark (Grallina bruijnii) is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae found on New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical...
- Plesiobasis dorsalis Kuschel, 1998 Plesiobasis externa Wolfrum, 1959 Plesiobasis grallina Jordan, 1939 Plesiobasis monera Jordan, 1939 Plesiobasis multiguttatus...
- South Australia. It has also been found in the Australian magpie lark (Grallina cyanoleuca'). Mediorhynchus edmondsi Schmidt and ****z, 1977 Mediorhynchus...
- what bird it represents. While some think it resembles the magpie-lark (Grallina cyanoleuca), the original reports specify that it is based on the Australian...
- Ruffled Hair (The Mudlark), a portrait by Vincent van Gogh Mudlark (bird), a bird (Grallina cyanoleuca) Mudlark, a model of Penton off-road motorcycle...
- "Terpsiphone paradisi - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2017-01-09. "Grallina cyanoleuca - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2017-01-22....
- written as Grallinidae in older books before the removal of the genus Grallina to the family Monarchidae. It is one of two remaining species, with the...
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