Crested Bellbird
Size compared with Red Wattle Bird
Gilbert's Whistler
Female, Back
Gilbert's Whistler (Pachycephala inornata)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Whistler (Pachycephalidae)
Species: Gilbert's Whistler (Pachycephala inornata)
This Photo:     Female, Red Eye

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere
They throw their voices, so hard to find. Beautiful, loud song.
Apricot chin & rump. Has a blue-grey / steel-grey head, with a brown / grey back.
Similar to Grey Shrike-thrush from behind.

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 16-Aug-2013
This species is classed as VU (Vulnerable) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)