Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Black-backed butcherbird - Cracticus mentalis - Svartryggig törnkråka

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Black-backed butcherbird - Cracticus mentalis - Svartryggig törnkråka
© NF Photo 140914 Musgrave, Queensland, Australia

This is a tricky species. Several subspecies and a very complicated family. And they vary rather much in color patterns. To be sure you better refer to them as Buctcherbirds :)

Learn more about Black-backed butcherbird on wiki


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5 comments:

  1. Hello, awesome shots. It is a cool looking bird, the name is odd. Happy Wednesday, enjoy your day!

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  2. They can be complex up north. We have Grey Butcher Birds in out garden sometimes.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  3. Drôle d'oiseau ! ;-)
    Céline & Philippe

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