Australian Magpie. “Just a Drop” catches a magpie drinking from a domestic water tap. The magpie, with variable pied plumage is familiar throughout Australia. All have a black throat and breast, with white under tail coverts and white under side to black outlined, black tipped tail, conspicuous in flight. Its voice is a familiar and renowned rich fluting yodel, subsong with mimicry. It lives in any open grassy area with trees.