Birds of the southern taiga of western Siberia - song and habitat around Tomsk

Pica pica bactriana -
Magpie - Сорока - Ekster   -   Song


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Recorded on the 13th of April 2004 in the Siberian botanical garden of Tomsk (mixed wood; at 5628N, 8456E). Background species: Parus major.

Common in our latitudes all the year round.

Inhabits diverse habitats, from woodlands to floodplains with shrubby grasslands. Lives in settlements, including urban areas. Common and region-wide.

The Magpie song is heard from January until the end of May.




Sound link for non-Flash.