Grey-crowned Babbler Pomatostomus
February / March 2006
The Grey-crowned Babbler is distributed in Australia from the extreme south-east of South Australia in a big arc through Victoria, NSW, Queensland, Northern Territory and into the north of Western Australia. It is also in the south of Papua New Guinea.
|It is found in forest
woodland and scrub where it feeds mainly on insects but also on
fruits, eggs and nestlings.
It is the largest of the Australian Babblers and has a pale yellow eye and a broad white eyebrow above a dark mask.
It makes a variety of harsh chattering calls.
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