Species Details

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Red-billed Blue Magpie Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Urocissa erythrorhyncha
Family : Corvidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : Red-billed Blue Magpie is a sleek blue bird with an exceptionally long tail.It looks purplish-blue from above except for its blackish head and a white patch on the hind crown and nape.Again it looks whitish from below except for its blackish throat and breast.They are identified by its red-brown irises,straight orange-yellow bill,coral-red legs and feet and yellow claws.Both sexes look alike and the juvenile has an olive-yellow bill and a duller brown upperparts.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: David Cook(www.inaturalist.org/people/David Cook),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;more information, please contact us.