Our photo of the day comes from San Benito County, California.
While most of the magpies in the west are of the black-billed variety, this iridescent beauty photographed by Rick Derevan comes with a twist. Namely, a bright cheery beak. The yellow-billed magpie (Pica nuttalli) is endemic to parts of California and found nowhere else in the world. Proving once again that California has all the fun!
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