Can someone tell me what bird is this?

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svskow
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Can someone tell me what bird is this?

I took a photo of this bird in the grounds of UQ. It is shaped like a magpie, behaves like a magpie, but the colours are wrong. Is it a magpie that is just different, or something else?

ihewman
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It seems that your bird is a Magpie with a pigment mutation, of some sort.

Brandon (aka ihewman)

sparrow
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When this colour mutation occurs in captive birds its called a "pied",the whitest pied maggie I have ever seen ,geat capture !

svskow
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Thank you for your replies. Good to know I wasn't imagining things

pacman
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you might be interested in my 5/12 post http://www.birdsinbackyards.net/forum/unusual-bird-including-pic of a cinnamon Australian Magpie

Peter

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