Bower's Shrike-thrush is a medium sized shrike-thrush. It has grey back and head with brown wings. The underside is buff coloured with pale throat. The bill is sturdy and back and legs and feet are grey. Adult females have pale eye ring and grey bill. Juvenile birds are similar to adult females.
high altitude tropical rainforest
insects and other invertebrates found in foliage and tree bark
the nest is cup-shape made of twigs, leaves and bark built in the fork of a tree or tree stump
found in north Queensland on south east coast of Cape York Peninsula.
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Bower's Shrike-thrush|
Relatives in same Genus
Grey Shrike-thrush (C. harmonica)
Little Shrike-thrush (C. megarhyncha)