Colluricincla megarhyncha

Colluricincla megarhyncha

picture of perching bird

(Little Shrike-thrush)

FAMILY

Pachycephalidae

Species

Colluricincla megarhyncha

Common name

Little Shrike-thrush

Main colour

Olive-brown

Distinctive feature

Olive-brown and cinnamon combination, size 19 cm

Campus

Townsville

Description

Uncommon on the Townsville campus as it prefers wetter areas, it is sometimes seen along the watercourse. An olive-brown bird, it has with paler cinnamon-coloured underparts with some darker streaks present. Legs and feet grey, eyes dark brown, bill pinkish-grey.