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Northern Shrike-tit

(Falcunculus whitei)

Size: 15-19 cm
Weight: 22-33 g

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Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Crested Shrike-tit at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Near-lateral view of a male Northern Shrike-tit; note the black throat patch (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Katherine, NT, July 2020]

Lateral view of a male Northern Shrike-tit (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Katherine, NT, July 2020]

Near-dorsal view of a male Northern Shrike-tit (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Katherine, NT, July 2020]


For this species we have recorded the following call(s)/song. The interpretation of their meaning is our own; comments and suggestions for improvement are welcome.

norstit_20140818.mp3 (Pine Creek, NT) Contact call(?) © MD

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