In Animals. The Hebrew term Racham of Leviticus 11:18 is believed by some translators to be a reference to a magpie. Some scholars dispute this and suggest instead that the term should be viewed as a reference to a little desert owl. The text states that the above animal be regarded as non-kosher and unclean.
The magpie is a member of the crow family.
Diet: Wide range of food
Habitat: Woodland, parks and gardens
Voice: Harsh, chattering (mimics human speech).