Meet the Mickey the musical magpie: Singing bird performs an incredible range of sounds – and even mimics a very popular Star Wars character
- The bird was spotted performing musical notes and mimicking other bird sounds
- The magpie did an incredible impression of popular Star Wars character R2D2
- Social media users commented on the magpie’s talents calling it ‘beautiful’
A talented magpie has been filmed making a range of different sounds, mimicking other birds and even recreating the noises made by a Star Wars character.
The bird, named Mickey, was spotted in Black Hill, Victoria on January 17.
Video of the magpie shows him showing off his incredible array of singing skills.
The magpie (pictured) performed a variety of sounds including popular Star Wars character R2D2
‘This magpie lives near our home. He is a great mimic and has a large repertoire of bird sounds from the neighborhood,’ the caption read.
‘He also seems to have a number of electronic sounds that people have likened to R2D2 from Star Wars.’
The magpie begins with his normal calling sound before moving on to different bird sounds.
He then begins to whistle and makes a siren sound similar to the robot Star Wars character R2D2.
Social media users commented on the magpie’s talents calling it ‘beautiful’.
‘R2D2 magpie,’ one wrote,
‘Exactly what it sounds like,’ another wrote regarding the R2D2 sound.
The bird made sounds likened to fictional Star Wars robot R2D2 (pictured)