Gilbert's Whistler
Male, Profile
Southern Rufous Whistler
Juvenile Male, ventral
Gilbert's Whistler (Pachycephala inornata)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Whistler (Pachycephalidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Gilbert's Whistler (Pachycephala inornata)
This Photo:     Male, Posterior

Thank you Ralph Foster, Jo Jo Swann, Tony and Jenny Dominelli, George Seagull & Brendan Duggan for confirming the id of this species for us

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 © 2010-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-Jun-2010
This species is classed as VU (Vulnerable) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)