A pair of Magpie Pigeons
Photo courtesy of Kim

The Magpie is a slim, shallow-bodied bird that carries itself very vertically. They breed well and are reliable feeders of their young. The beak is long and flesh-colored. The finest Magpies are often the Blacks, but they appear in other colors including Yellow, Blue, Dun, and Silver. In England, the Magpie was often called the "Queen of the Pigeons."

Magpie Pigeons - Dun hen on left, Black cock on right
Photo courtesy of Kim

English Magpies
Photos courtesy of Billy Whartenby

Standing tall!
Photo courtesy of Kim

More Magpies
Photos courtesy of Christian Cutajar



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