Rhipidura leucophrys

Willie Wagtail - found across most of Australia and New Guinea. It prefers semi-open woodland or grassland often near water. The bird's white eyebrows become flared and more prominent in an aggressive display. Mainly a ground feeder feeding on gnats, flies, and small moths, wagging the tail from side to side in the process. It is the largest, and most well-known, of the Australian fantails. Very tolerant and tame around humans. Photographed at Baldwin swamp in Bundaberg and Bagara coast. Queensland Australia.

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