Australian magpie. Adult black-backed magpie - Google Search

Female Black-Backed Magpie - Photography © Peter Reese - Magpies are birds of the Corvidae (crow) family & are considered one of the most intelligent animals in the world. They are the only non-mammal species able to recognize itself in a mirror test

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Unlikely Tales - Spread Your Wings

The 'Magpie" season on the Bellvista/Bells Reach estates occurs between September until late November. Magpies are not the only variety of birds to give

Australian Magpie - a female leaving its perch, Lesmurdie, Perth, WA. photo by Nicholas Tomney

Australian Magpie which is found in New Zealand - probably would still get the North American magpie as the tattoo, but these sure are pretty, and after looking up the call, i know i definitely heard them while in NZ.