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Species profile—Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian magpie)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Artamidae (woodswallows, currawongs, butcherbirds and magpie) → Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian magpie)

Photo of Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian magpie) - McDougall (Rockhampton), A.,QPWS,2009
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Artamidae (woodswallows, currawongs, butcherbirds and magpie)
Scientific name
Gymnorhina tibicen (Latham, 1801)
Common name
Australian magpie
WildNet taxon ID
1644
Synonym(s)
Cracticus tibicen
Alternate name(s)
black-backed magpie
maggie
piper
organ-bird
flute-bird
piping shrike
piping roller
piping crow-shrike
long-billed magpie
lesser magpie
varied-backed magpie
varied magpie
little black-backed magpie
island white-backed magpie
Tasmanian magpie
Australasian magpie
western magpie
white-backed magpie
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Agricultural Pest
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1644

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
8 March 2022
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