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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Corvidae.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Taiwan blue magpie ( '' Urocissa caerulea '') (Photograph by Wayne Hsu)
Two species grace the Himalayas: the red-billed (_Urocissa occipitalis_) and the yellow-billed blue-magpie (_U. flavirostris_).
Having duly inspected the blind, naked, newly-hatched forktails, I went farther down the stream to try to see something of a pair of red-billed blue magpies (_Urocissa occipitalis_).
Urocissa occipitalis (_Bl_.), _Hume, Rough Draft N. & E_. no.
_Urocissa_ and _Dendrocitta_, the eggs of which two last are of the same and quite a distinct type [A].
_Urocissa occipitalis_, being composed externally of twigs and lined with finer materials, according to the situation; one nest, taken in
From Dhurmsala Captain Cock wrote to me that this was "a most common bird at Dhurmsala; appears in large flocks during the winter, and often mixes with _Garrulus bispecularis_ and _Urocissa flavirostris_.