GREY CURRAWONG FACTS
The Grey Currawong has six subspecies. They are all dark birds varying from grey to grey-brown to grey-black. They all have a white-tipped tail and yellow eye. Some subspecies have white markings on the wings.
The Grey Currawong is found in variety of habitats including forests, woodlands, mallee, heathland. Also found on farms, orchards and suburban areas.
birds, rodents, frogs, insects, insect larvae, birds eggs, fruit
Two to three eggs are laid in a large shallow bowl-shaped nest of sticks in the outer canopy of a tree. The nest is usually about 5m to 15m above the ground and is lined with dry grass.
south-western to south-eastern Australia, including Tasmania.
|Common Name:||Grey Currawong|
Relatives in same Genus
Black Currawong (S. fuliginosa)
Pied Currawong (S. graculina)
Clinking Currawong (S. versicolor arguta)
Black-winged Currawong (S. versicolor melanoptera)
Grey Currawong (S. versicolor plumbea)