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Javan Green Magpie Cissa thalassina   - Juvenile
Javan Green Magpie
Photographer : © Andrew Owen
Location :Cikananga Wildlife Centre, Cikananga, West Java, Indonesia
Date : 23 October 2013
English synonyms:Short-tailed Green Magpie, Short-tailed Magpie, Short-tailed Cissa, Javan Magpie
Bird Family :Corvini - Jays, Magpies, Treepies, Ground-jays, Nutcrackers, Choughs, Jackdaws, Crows, Rook & Ravens
Red Data Status :Critically Endangered
Remarks :With a spider. A bird from the captive breeding programme at Cikananga. The species is now extremely rare in the wild.
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the island of Java, Indonesia.

Formerly considered conspecific with Cissa jefferyi under the name Short-tailed Green Magpie.

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