Spanish azure-winged magpie feeds its youngsters


This April 2020 video from Spaun says about itself:

The parents of the azure-winged magpie (Cyanopica cooki) feed the chicks with insects and clean the droppings to keep the nest clean.

It is a small 34 cm corvid. It is characterized by its long tail in relation to the body and its short wings. It has a black hood, white throat, tawny body, and blue wings and tail. The legs are black, as is the bill.

I was privileged to see many of these beautiful birds in Extremadura.

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