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Eupetes macrocerus (Photo from Astronomy to Zoology) Common name:rail-babbler (en); tordo-de-cauda-comprida (pt); eupète à longue queue (fr); zordala colilarga (es); rallenflöter (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CinclosomatidaeRange:This species has two disjunct subspecies, E.m. macrocerus is found in southern Thailand, peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra, while E.m. borneensis is only found in the island of Borneo.Size:These birds are 28-30 cm […]

Spotted quail-thrush

Cinclosoma punctatum Photo by Patrick Ingremeau (Oiseaux) Common name:spotted quail-thrush (en); tordo-codorniz-malhado (pt); cinclosome pointillé (fr); zordala manchada (es); fleckenflöter (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily Cinclosomatidae Range:This species is endemic to eastern Australia, being found from central Queensland to Victoria and Tasmania.Size:These birds are 24-30 cm long and have a wingspan of 32-40 cm. They weigh 85-145 g.Habitat:The […]

Eastern whipbird

Psophodes olivaceus (Photo from Flickr) Common name: eastern whipbird (en); pássaro-chicote-oriental (pt); psophode à tête noire (fr); zordala crestada oriental (es); schwarzkopf-wippflöter (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Cinclosomatidae Range: This Australian endemic is found from northern Queensland to Victoria along the coastal band of eastern Australia. Size: The eastern whipbird in 26-30 cm long and […]