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Black-faced cuckoo-shrike

(Coracina novaehollandiae)

Description

Adult birds have a prominent black face and throat,gray plumage,white underparts and a somewhat hooked bill.The size varies between 32 cm and 34 cm.They are slow-moving,inconspicuous birds,with a shrill,screaming call,sounding like “creearck”

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Campephagidae
Genus:Coracina
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