04 July, 2012

Grey Butcherbird

Scientific Name: Cracticus torquatus

Population Estimate: Unknown, but Least Concern status

Range / Habitat: Endemic to Australia where found in woodland, scrubland, and urban areas in the southern two-thirds of the continent, exclusive of Tasmania.

Field Notes: Medium-sized passerine with black head, grey back, white breast and neck patch. Bill is large, hooked and blue with black tip. Pied Butcherbird has black back and white collar extending all the way around the neck.

Personal Notes: Our 800th bird!

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