australian currawongs, Magpies, Butcherbirds
FAMILY : Currawongs, Magpies, Butcherbirds
The Black Butcherbird is the largest butcherbird and is found in tropical coastal Australia. The feathers are all black. The bill is grey with black tip. Juveniles are brown above and paler brown below with reddish streaking on head and back of neck.
The Black-backed Butcherbird is a black and white butcherbird from Cape York Peninsula. The head and back of neck is black, the back and upper surface of tail is black. It has a narrow white collar separating the black on head and back. The wings…
Grey Butcher Bird
The Grey Butcher Bird has a black head and face. The back and wings are grey, with large areas of white and the under parts are white. The bill is large, with a small hook at the tip of the upper bill. Yung Grey Butcherbirds resemble adults, but…
Pied Butcher Bird
The Pied Butcher Bird is a black and white bird with clear flute-like song. The immatures are brown and white. They live in family groups.
The Australian Magpie is a common black and white bird. The neck, upper tail and shoulder are white in males, pale grey in females. In northern parts of Australia the back is black. In southern areas an Tasmania the back is white. The eye is brown.
Large bird with a black body, white-tipped tail feathers and white patches on the inside of the wing. Heavy beak and bright yellow eyes. 49 cm total length.
The Black Currawong is endemic to Tasmania. It is a loud and vocal species often…
The Grey Currawong has six subspecies. They are all dark birds varying from grey to grey-brown to grey-black. They all have a white-tipped tail and yellow eye. Some subspecies have white markings on the wings.
The Pied Currawong is a crow-sized black bird, with a bright yellow eye and white patch under tail.
Magnificent: AUSTRALIAN CURRAWONG CALL.
One of our frequent visitors, I’m thrilled to have this magnificent bird become part of our lives.