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Pachycephalidae

Grey shrike-thrush

Colluricincla harmonica Photo by J.J. Harrison (Wikipedia) Common name:grey shrike-thrush (en); pitohui-cinzento (pt); pitohiu gris (fr); picanzo gris (es); graubrustpitohui (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PachycephalidaeRange:This species is found throughout Australia, including Tasmania, and also in eastern and southern New Guinea.Size:These birds are 22-25 cm long and weigh 58-74 g.Habitat:The grey shrike-thrush is found in a wide range […]

Crested bellbird

Oreoica gutturalis Photo by Eric Tan (Feathers and Photos) Common name:crested bellbird (en); sibilante-de-crista (pt); carillonneur huppé (fr); silbador campanillero (es); haubendickkopf (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PachycephalidaeRange:This species is endemic to Australia, being found throughout most of the country, with the exception of the northernmost and easternmost areas.Size:These birds are 19-23 cm long and weigh 60-70 g.Habitat:The […]

Crested shrike-tit

Falcunculus frontatus Photo by Sohn Joo Tan (Sohnjoo’s Photography) Common name:crested shrike-tit (en); sibilante-picanço (pt); falconelle à casque (fr); silbador cabezón (es); meisendickkopf (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PachycephalidaeRange:This species is endemic to Australia, with three sub-species occurring in different parts of the country. F.f. frontatus is found in south-eastern Australia, from southern Queensland to south-eastern South Australia. […]

Whitehead

Mohoua albicilla Photo by Rosie Perera (Flickr) Common name:whitehead (en); cabeça-branca (pt); mohoua à tête blanche (fr); mohoua cabeciblanco (es); weißköpfchen (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily Pachycephalidae Range:This species is endemic to New Zealand, only being found in North Island and several offshore islands surrounding it, including Little Barrier Island, Great Barrier Island and Kapiti Island.Size:These birds are […]

Pipipi

Mohoua novaeseelandiae Photo by Glenda Rees (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:pipipi (en); pipipi (pt); mohoua pipipi (fr); mohoua pipipí (es); graubraunköpfchen (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PachycephalidaeRange:This species is endemic to New Zealand, only being found in the South Island mainland and the small offshore islands of Stewart island and Codfish island.Size:These birds are 13 cm long and […]

Golden whistler

Pachycephala pectoralis Photo by Jarrod Amoore (Flickr) Common name:golden whistler (en); sibilante-dourado (pt); siffleur doré (fr); chiflador dorado (es); gelbbauch-dickkopf (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PachycephalidaeRange:This species is found in southern and eastern Australia, New Guinea, Indonesia, Fiji and the Solomon Islands.Size:These birds are 16-18 cm long and weigh 25 g.Habitat:The golden whistler is found in virtually any wooded […]

Rufous whistler

Pachycephala rufiventris Photo by Tobias Hayashi (Flickr) Common name:rufous whistler (en); sibilante-ruivo (pt); siffleur itchong (fr); silbador rufo (es); schlichtmantel-dickkopf (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PachycephalidaeRange:This species is found in Papua-New Guinea, in New Caledonia and throughout mainland Australia.Size:They are 16-18 cm long and weigh 25 g.Habitat:These birds are mostly found in forested areas, including woodlands, open forests and […]

Yellowhead

Mohoua ochrocephala Photo by Stephen Jaquiery (Otago Daily Times) Common name: yellowhead (en); cabeça-amarela (pt); mohoua (fr); mohoua cabecigualda (es); gelbköpfchen (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Pachycephalidae Range: This species is endemic to New Zealand where it was formerly widespread in the South and Stewart Islands. Currently it is rectricted to the southern parts of […]

Red-lored whistler

Pachycephala rufogularis Common name: red-lored whistler (en); sibilante-de-faces-rosadas (pt); siffleur à face rousse (fr); silbador gorjirrufo (es); rotzügel-dickkopf (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Pachycephalidae Range: The red-lored whistler is endemic to Australia, only being found in south-eastern South Australia and western Victoria. Size: These birds are 19-22 cm long and have a wingspan of 30-33 […]