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Grey butcher bird - Cracticus torquatus Perching in a Bunga pine. Australia,Cracticus torquatus,Geotagged,Grey Butcherbird,Winter Click/tap to enlarge

Grey butcher bird - Cracticus torquatus

Perching in a Bunga pine.

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The Grey Butcherbird is a widely distributed species endemic to Australia. The Grey Butcherbird occurs in a range of different habitats including arid, semi-arid and temperate zones. It has a characteristic "rollicking" birdsong. It appears to be adapting well to city living, and can be encountered in the suburbs of many Australian cities including Sydney and Brisbane. The Grey Butcherbird preys on small vertebrates including other birds.

Other birds in the same family include the Australian.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Sep 2, 2019. Captured Sep 2, 2019 11:59 in 1 Queen St, Yamba NSW 2464, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/197s
  • ISO320
  • 135mm