Sunday 10 September 2023

Oriental Magpie

Oriental magpie (Pica serica, 普通喜鵲).

Found throughout Changsha and they largish for magpies and bearers of good luck. They are vibrantly blue, black and white, but if one sees them right light, their remiges have a beautiful purple iridescence.

Oriental Magpie at Yanghu Wetland

Oriental Magpie at Xianjia Lake