Cracticus quoyi

Cracticus quoyi

Black butcherbird

(Black butcherbird)

FAMILY

Artamidae

Species

Cracticus quoyi

Common name

Black butcherbird

Main colour

Bluish-black

Distinctive feature

Black body and yodelling call, size 33-38 cm

Campus

Cairns

Description

A black, or bluish-black bird, with a strong bill hooked at the tip, it can be found in rainforest areas. Legs and feet black, eyes black, bill grey merging into black at the tip. Photograph by courtesy of Ian Montgomery at www.birdway.com.au