Lalage leucomela

Lalage leucomela

Varied trillers male and female

(Varied Triller)

FAMILY

Campephagidae

Species

Lalage leucomela

Common name

Varied Triller

Main colour(s)

Black or brown with white

Distinctive feature

Trill, size 19 cm

Campus

Townsville

Description

The male is black with a grey rump and the underparts are grey with a brown area under the tail; the female is browner and the buff-coloured underparts are barred with brown. Legs and feet black, eyes black, bill black.