photographed at O'Reilley's Lamington National Park in the subtropical rainforest hinterland of the Gold Coast, Australia
Image by ozwildlife - Some rights reserved.
The White-browed Woodswallow is a grey bird with a distinctive white eyebrow. The back and wings are blue grey and the lower breast to under the tail is a rich chestnut brown. The underside of the wings and underside of the tail are pale whitish-grey, with white tail tips. Females are duller than males.
open forest and woodland
insects, catching them on the wing or foraging in foliage
builds a loose shallow nest from twigs, grasses and roots in a tree fork or hollow stump. Lays 2 - 3 eggs.
widespread throughout eastern Australia. It is not found on Cape York Peninsula and rare in WA.
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:||White-browed Woodswallow|
Relatives in same Genus
Black-faced Woodswallow (A. cinereus)
Dusky Woodswallow (A. cyanopterus)
White-breasted Woodswallow (A. leucorynchus)
Little Woodswallow (A. minor)
Masked Woodswallow (A. personatus)