Southern Crested Bellbird
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)|
|Order:||Perching Birds (Passeriformes)|
|Family:||Bell Bird (Oreoididae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Southern Crested Bellbird (Oreoica gutturalis ssp gutturalis)|
|This Photo:||Size compared with Red Wattle Bird|
Thank you John Oliver & David Mules for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Females are similar in appearance to a Grey Shrike-thrush.
Males are unmistakable with a white chin and black breast.
Their song is quite metallic and resonates through Ellura when they visit.