Juvenile grey butcherbird
The grey butcherbird range is from mid-eastern Queensland, down through New South Wales to southern Australia (including Tasmania) and over to northern Western Australia - so a widespread species. They can be found in a range of wooded habitats and occasionally in semi-suburban gardens.
Young of this species resemble adults in form, but have black areas replaced with olive-brown and a cream/yellow on the white areas.
20 cm length
The grey butcherbird is a widely distributed species endemic to Australia. It occurs in a range of different habitats including arid, semi-arid and temperate zones. It is found across southern Australia, but is absent from the deserts of central Australia and the monsoon tropics of northern Australia.