Magpie

Observation - Magpie - UK and Ireland. Description: Singles and pairs seen at date shown and on numerous occasions upto today's date.Although now regarded as a bird that has spread into urban and suburban areas, it is still a bird mainly of open grassland fringed with shrubs, in this area. To illustrate th

Singles and pairs seen at date shown and on numerous occasions upto today's date.Although now regarded as a bird that has spread into urban and suburban areas, it is still a bird mainly of open grassland fringed with shrubs, in this area. To illustrate this, a magpie nest has been previously found (not by this observer) on this SSSI, no more than 5 feet above the ground in a stunted hawthorn tree/shrub.No shooting/keepered regime on this SSSI.