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Grey Whistler

(Pachycephala simplex)
Alternate name(s): "Grey-headed Whistler", "Brown Whistler"
Size: 14-15 cm

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Grey Whistler at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "simplex"

ADULT

Frontal view of a Grey Whistler (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Casuarina Coastal Reserve, Darwin, NT, March 2013]

Lateral view of a Grey Whistler (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Casuarina Coastal Reserve, Darwin, NT, March 2013]

Like its cousin, the White-breasted Whistler, the Grey Whistler is also often seen in mangroves, in this case having a bath (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Casuarina Coastal Reserve, Darwin, NT, March 2013]

Ventral view of a Grey Whistler
[Holmes Jungle NP, Darwin, NT, August 2014]

Race "peninsulae"

ADULT

Near-frontal view of a Grey Whistler (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Julatten, QLD, July 2013]

Lateral view of a Grey Whistler (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Rocky Creek, Cairns, QLD, July 2013]

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