FORMOSAN BLUE MAGPIE (Urocissa caerulea)
The Formosan Blue Magpie, also called the Taiwan Magpie, or the long-tailed mountain lady, is a member of the Crow family. It is an endemic species living in the mountains of Taiwan at elevations of 300 to 1200m.

In 2007 National Bird Voting Campaign held by Taiwan International Birding Association, there were over 1 million votes cast from 53 countries. Formosan Blue Magpie defeated Mikado Pheasant and was chosen as Taiwan’s national bird, though it has yet to be formally accepted.

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