Australian Magpie

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Australian MagpieGenus: Cracticus
Species: Cracticus tibicen
Synonym: Gymnorhina tibicen
Common names: Australian Magpie
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Magpies are territorial birds and there seem to be two “tribes” of Magpies in the reserve. One tribe is centred around the picnic area and the other near the end of Eddystone Road. The ones at the end of Eddystone Road are very tame and will stand right next to you and rarely fly away. (May 2008)