Black Billed Magpie

Pica Hudsonia

Physical features:
Black head, white belly, iridescent tail and wing feathers.

Open country with scattered trees.  Typically found in western United States with some groups moving further east or south.

Insects, carrion, berries, seeds

Fun facts:
Related to crows and jays.  Able to problem solve, adapt to new situations, and mimic bird or human sounds.