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Black-faced cusckooshrike These birds have a curious habit of shuffling their wings upon landing, a practice that gave rise to the name &#039;shufflewing&#039;. It is a widespread and common species. These birds can be found in wooded habitats, with the exception of rainforests. <br />
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Black-faced cuckooshrikes feed on insects and other invertebrates, also some seeds and fruit. <br />
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Black-faced cusckooshrike

These birds have a curious habit of shuffling their wings upon landing, a practice that gave rise to the name 'shufflewing'. It is a widespread and common species. These birds can be found in wooded habitats, with the exception of rainforests.

Black-faced cuckooshrikes feed on insects and other invertebrates, also some seeds and fruit.

30 cm length

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The black-faced cuckooshrike is a common omnivorous passerine bird native to Australia, New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. It has a protected status in Australia, under the National Parks and Wildlife Act, 1974.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded May 2, 2021. Captured Mar 12, 2021 07:03 in 59 Merewether St, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/10.0
  • 10/3200s
  • ISO1000
  • 300mm