06 July, 2012

White-winged Chough

Scientific Name: Corcorax melanoramphos

Population Estimate: Unknown, but Least Concern status

Range / Habitat: Endemic to Australia where found in woodland and scrubland of eastern part of the country. 

Field Notes: Large, sociable black bird with hooked bill and red eye. Large white patch in wing, noticeable in flight.

Personal Notes: Seen in Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, Australia.

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