Coracina (Coracina) novaehollandiae (Gmelin, 1789)

Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike

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Adult birds have a prominent black face and throat, gray plumage , white underparts and a somewhat hooked bill . The size varies between 32 cm and 34 cm. They are slow-moving, inconspicuous birds, with a shrill, screaming call, sounding like ���creearck���

The diet consists of insects , their larvae , caterpillars or other invertebrates . ... source: Wikipedia

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Record a Sighting


Compiled distribution map

Occurence records map



Biodiversity Heritage Library

Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia ( and Birdlife Australia (