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Little Shrike-thrush

(Colluricincla megarhyncha)
Alternate name(s): "Rufous Shrike-thrush"
Size: 17-19 cm

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Little Shrike-thrush at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "parvula"

ADULT

Lateral view of a Little Shrike-thrush (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Casuarina Coastal Reserve, Darwin, NT, December 2015]

Race "griseata"

ADULT

Close-up near-dorsal view of a Little Shrike-thrush (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Julatten, QLD, July 2013]

Near-dorsal view of a Little Shrike-thrush (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Julatten, QLD, July 2013]

Race "gouldii"

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Lateral view of a (possibly immature) Little Shrike-thrush
[Byfield NP, QLD, July 2009]

The same Little Shrike-thrush as shown above, here seen from above...
[Byfield NP, QLD, July 2009]

... and here from below
[Byfield NP, QLD, July 2009]

Race "rufogaster"

ADULT

Frontal view of a Little Shrike-thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Moggill Regional Park, near Anstead, QLD, March 2017]

Near-frontal view of a Little Shrike-thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Moggill Regional Park, near Anstead, QLD, March 2017]

Near-dorsal view of a Little Shrike-thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Moggill Regional Park, near Anstead, QLD, May 2017]

Dorsal view of a Little Shrike-thrush (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Moggill Regional Park, near Anstead, QLD, May 2017]

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