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2014-12-16 23:08:38

Magpie Software Services has hit the ground running to help the Success For All foundation in modernizing and extending their suite of educational applications for schools.

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2014-08-18 07:02:39

Despite its reputation in literature and folklore, researchers from the University of Exeter Centre for Research in Animal Behaviour (CRAB) have found no evidence that magpies are attracted to shiny objects.

2011-07-19 07:45:00

ORLANDO, Fla., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IZEA Holdings, Inc. (IZEA: OTCBB), a world leader in social media sponsorships, today announced it has acquired Germany's Magpie Twitter advertising network.

2011-07-11 20:22:27

Finding their young dead in the nest is not uncommon for bird mothers.

2009-11-23 11:32:00

DENVER, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Priding itself on technical excellence and delighting its customers, Magpie provides software development services to clients around the world--from Fortune 500s to Start-up companies.

2009-07-08 12:20:00

BOULDER, Colo., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Behind the scenes of the 31st DICK'S Sporting Goods BolderBOULDER a 2nd year software partner helped to make the event the smoothest race in years.

2009-03-06 17:45:00

Magpie provides energy solutions provider, Tendril, with the expertise they needed to advance their leading energy management solution. BOULDER, Colo., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Magpie, a local software development company with expertise in FLEX programming today announced the success of its work with Tendril Networks, Inc., a leading provider of energy management solutions for the energy and utility industry and their consumers.

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2008-08-19 15:10:00

Counter to prevailing wisdom that self-awareness is something only experienced by humans and a few other higher-end mammals, German scientists reported on Tuesday that magpies can recognize themselves in the mirror.


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2007-10-26 12:27:30

The Rufous Treepie (Dendrocitta vagabunda), is an Asian member of the crow family Corvidae. The range of this species is quite large, covering all of India up to the Himalayas, and southeasterly in a broad band into Burma (Myanmar), Laos, and Thailand in open forest consisting of scrub, plantations and gardens. It builds a nest in trees and bushes that is usually rather shallow. It is slightly smaller than the European Magpie and has somewhat shorter, more rounded wings and a...

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2006-02-24 11:28:24

The Red-billed Blue Magpie (Urocissa erythrorhyncha) is a species of bird in the crow family, Corvidae. It is about the same size as the European Magpie but has a much longer tail. The head, neck and breast are black with bluish spotting on the crown. The shoulders and rump are a duller blue and the underparts are a grayish cream. The long tail is a brighter blue (as are the wing primaries) with a broad white tip. The bill is a bright orange-red as are the legs and feet and a ring around...

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2006-02-24 11:17:48

The Formosan Blue Magpie (Urocissa caerulea), also called the Taiwan Magpie, is a member of the Crow family. It is an common species living in the mountains of Taiwan at elevations of 300 to 1200m. This species is about the same size as the European Magpie, but has a longer tail. The head, neck and breast are black and the rest of the plumage on the bird is a rich dark blue to purple in color. It has white markings on the wings and the tail. The bill, feet and legs are red, and the iris is...

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2006-02-24 11:10:11

The Yellow-billed Magpie (Pica nuttalli) is a large bird in the crow family that is found only in California. It inhabits the Central Valley and the adjacent chaparral foothills and mountains. Apart from its having a yellow bill and a yellow streak around the eye, it is virtually identical to the Black-billed Magpie (Pica hudsonia) which is found throughout North America. Genetic testing indicates a closer relationship between these two, than to the outwardly very similar Eurasian European...

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2006-02-24 11:04:20

The European Magpie (Pica pica) is a resident bird throughout Europe, much of Asia, and northwest Africa. It is one of several birds in the crow family named as magpies. There are numerous races. Recent research has indicated that the Korean race, P. pica sericea, is genetically very distinct from the other Eurasian forms, and may possibly be a separate species. The northwest African race P. p. mauretanica and the southwest Arabian race P. p. asirensis are also distinct in plumage and may...

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