GREY BUTCHER BIRD FACTS
The Grey Butcher Bird has a black head and face. The back and wings are grey, with large areas of white and the under parts are white. The bill is large, with a small hook at the tip of the upper bill. Yung Grey Butcherbirds resemble adults, but have black areas replaced with brown.
24 - 30cm
wooded habitats, including suburban areas
Small mammals, birds, eggs, reptiles, insects.
nest is bowl-shaped, and is made of sticks and twigs, lined with grasses and other soft fibres. Lays 3-5 eggs.
mid-eastern Queensland, through southern Australia, including Tasmania, to northern Western Australia
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:||Grey Butcher Bird|
Relatives in same Genus
Black-backed Butcherbird (C. mentalis)
Pied Butcher Bird (C. nigrogularis)
Black Butcherbird (C. quoyi)