Rhipidura leucophrys

Rhipidura leucophrys

sitting on a fence

(Willie Wagtail)

FAMILY

Dicruridae

Species

Rhipidura leucophyrs

Common name

Willie Wagtail

Main colour

Black

Distinctive feature

Black with white eyebrow and underparts, size 19-21.5 cm

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

This common bird is always chattering and wagging it tail in a fan motion. It has a black body with a white eyebrow and underparts. The tail is a glossy black. Legs and feet black, eyes black, bill black.

Additional Photos

Bathing