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Psophodes olivaceus olivaceus
The Eastern Whipbird is "mostly dark olive-green above, with a long tail, and a grey-white belly. The head and breast are black, with a broad white patch on the side of the face and a black crest. The eye is pale cream and the bill is black." (Birdlife Australia)
Rummaging around in the leaf litter for insects at the picnic area at Bunya Mountains National Park.
I grew up hearing the iconic sound of this bird. This spotting is one of the very few times I have ever actually laid eyes on it and it gave me enough time to get a little video. They don't really stay still for very long though!: https://vimeo.com/338526976 Here is some more interesting reading: https://wildambience.com/wildlife-sounds...
Lat: -26.88, Long: 151.60
Spotted on Mar 15, 2019
Submitted on May 26, 2019