Bird Watching: Korean Magpie

So far the only wildlife I’ve seen in Daegu is pigeons and these cuties, Korean Magpies.  Apparently there is a controversy as to whether they are a separate species from North American and/or European Magpies.  Either way, they are beautiful and build large nests in the trees around our complex.  While researching what kind of bird these are I discovered they are official birds of many cities and counties in Korea.  They are pretty large birds and we see them while walking around or from out our windows.  I’m hoping in the spring and summer I can entice a few onto our balcony 🙂

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