Cracticus torquatus (Latham, 1801)

Grey Butcherbird

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The Grey Butcher Bird has a black head and face. The back and wings are grey, with large areas of white and the under parts are white. The bill is large, with a small hook at the tip of the upper bill. Yung Grey Butcherbirds resemble adults, but have black areas replaced with brown. source: OZ Animals

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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 (