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Rufous Whistler (male)

Pachycephala rufiventris falcata

Description:

The Rufous Whistler is a "stocky bird with a large head, short stubby bill and a narrow, relatively long tail with a square or slightly forked tip. The sexes differ, with the male dark-grey above with a white throat, black breast and a reddish underbody. Many males also have a black face mask (except in northern subspecies [i.e. this one]). (Birdlife Australia)

Habitat:

Flitting about in this Gum Tree near the Prison Boab Tree.

Notes:

This little guy was spotted by my mum first as he flew over to this tree.

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Western Australia, Australia

Lat: -17.35, Long: 123.67

Spotted on Dec 1, 2017
Submitted on Feb 11, 2018

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