Pachycephala rufiventris

Rufous Whistler - Found in most of Australia apart from the northern regions. It inhabits forests, woodlands and shrublands feeding on insects and seeds and rarely feeds on the ground. Females are typically dull brown or grey with streaked underbodies as in some of these photographs. Males are dark-grey with white throats and a light copper breast. I heard this fabulous whistler before seeing it as it has a variety of loud musical calls. Photographed at Mon Repos Queensland Australia.

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