A captive green magpie eating "mealworms" (flour beetle larvae). While these birds are usually green in the wild, they often become blue in captivity. This may be caused by an absence of yellow pigments from their diet.
Life Stages And Gender
Feeding Behaviors :: Capturing/Manipulating Prey
John White (photographer; copyright holder; identification)
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