Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike

Coracina novaehollandiae (Gmelin, 1789)

This birds features a black face and throat, blue-grey back, wings and tail, and white underparts.

Whilst not a cuckoo or a shrike they are called so because of the similarities they share with them.

How to identify Coracina novaehollandiae?

What habitats does Coracina novaehollandiae live in?

Varied dry forested habitats. Also found in farmland and urban areas

What is the distribution of Coracina novaehollandiae?

Across Australia can also be found in the New Guinea, Solomon Islands areas

How big does Coracina novaehollandiae grow?

Can grow to around 32 cm long, with a wingspan of around 53 cm

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