Cyanopica

Cyanopica is a genus of magpie in the family Corvidae. They belong to a common lineage with the genus Perisoreus.[1]

Cyanopica
Azure-winged magpie, Cyanopica cyanus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Cyanopica
Bonaparte, 1850
Species
  • Cyanopica cyanus
  • Cyanopica cooki

Species

ImageScientific nameCommon NameDistribution
Cyanopica cyanusAzure-winged magpieeastern Asia in most of China, Korea, Japan, and north into Mongolia and southern Siberia
Cyanopica cookiIberian magpiesouthwestern and central parts of the Iberian Peninsula, in Spain and Portugal

References

  1. Ericson, Per G. P.; Jansén, Anna-Lee; Johansson, Ulf S.; Ekman, Jan (2005). "Inter-generic relationships of the crows, jays, magpies and allied groups (Aves: Corvidae) based on nucleotide sequence data" (PDF). Journal of Avian Biology. 36 (3): 222–234. CiteSeerX 10.1.1.493.5531. doi:10.1111/j.0908-8857.2001.03409.x.
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