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Coracina novaehollandiae

Black-faced Cuckooshrike at Penrose

Coracina novaehollandiae at Penrose - 2 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Coracina novaehollandiae 12 Jan 2021 BLSHFour
Coracina novaehollandiae 12 Jan 2021 Aussiegall

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3 comments

BLSHFour wrote:
   12 Jan 2021
I do not think that this is a Masked Wood swallow. The mask is too extensive above the eye, the beak is not curved or white/grey with a black tip. The feather pattern of the wings is wrong and the bird has a white tail tip. This all adds up to a Black Faced Cuckoo Shrike. Would you please re-think your diagnosis and amend it or communicate with me. Nevertheless the photo is superb to show all the identification features of the bird.
Aussiegall wrote:
   12 Jan 2021
You are right, I always get these two mixed up. I have changed it.
BLSHFour wrote:
   12 Jan 2021
Thank you. The ID is now correct and I have confirmed.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Jan 2021 03:21 PM Recorded on
  • Aussiegall Recorded by

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