Male or female magpie??

Does anyone know how to tell a female and male magpie apart? I have a pair that visits my garden and I'd love to name them :) I've read that males are bigger, I've also read that males have longer tails... However one of mine is definitely bigger but it has the shorter tail! Any ideas?? 

  • Hi April welcome to the community.

    I'm not sure how you tell make from female but if you want to name them pick neutral names then it won't matter..call one Mag and one Pie.

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