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Definition of Magpie lark

Magpie lark
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 Magpie lark from wikipedia

- 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...
- decrease its value significantly (Jin 2005). Lark bunting Lark sparrow Magpie-lark (Neither a lark nor a magpie, but a giant monarch flycatcher) Meadowlark...
- The Australian magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen) is a medium-sized black and white p****erine bird native to Australia and southern New Guinea. Although once...
- species of Australian magpie is correct, yet uncommon. The term piping shrike is commonly mistaken to refer to the magpie-lark, which is incorrect. The...
- actor Irvin Salinas Peewee, an alternative name in Australia for the Magpie-lark (Grallina cyanoleuca) Pewees, group of songbirds from the New World Peewee...
- Peewit may refer to: Magpie-lark, a species of bird found in Australia and southern New Guinea Northern lapwing, a species of bird found in Eurasia and...
- p****erine birds which includes shrikebills, paradise flycatchers, and magpie-larks. Monarchids are small insectivorous songbirds with long tails. They inhabit...
- unrelated to Corvidae: Magpie-lark or Murray magpie (Grallina cyanoleuca), a black-and-white monarch flycatcher from Australia Magpie-robins (Copsychus),...
- Mudnester can refer to any of the following species of birds: The magpie-lark A member of the bird family Corcoracidae...
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