Family: Pachycephalidae (Whistlers, Shrike-thrushes and allies, 14 species in Australia)
Size: 24 cm
Distribution: Most of Australia apart from a few Central Australian regions
Habitat: Forest, woodland, scrub, mallee, gardens
References: Simpson and Day, Reader's Digest
The Grey Shrike-thrush is best known for its lovely song. Birdwatchers call this bird the "GST".
Photo: Katoomba, Blue Mountains NSW
Artwork: John Gould, 'The Birds of Australia', 1848. Original Scanned Image.
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