Artamus leucocorynchus

Artamus leucocorynchus

Artamus leucocorynchus

(White-breasted Woodswallow)

FAMILY

Artamidae

Species

Artamus leucocorynchus

Common name

White-breasted Woodswallow

Main colour

Shades of grey

Distinctive feature

Hood and wings dark grey, size 17 cm

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

This bird is widespread in the area but tends to be nomadic. The body is in various shades of grey but the hood and wings are a darker grey, tail is dark, breast and underpart are white. Legs and feet grey, eyes black, bill bluish with a black or dark tip.

Other Images

Nine white-breasted woodswallows sitting on a branch in typical style