About 45 cm long with long tail. Plumage is mostly
bluish-black but scapulars and belly are white
to give a distinctive black and white combination.
It makes a loud sound like chak-chak-chak-chak.
Resident. Commonly seen in the countryside
and major urban parks.
Omnivorous. Feeds mainly on insects, small
animals and fruits on the ground.
Photo: Cheung Ho Fai