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Black-backed Butcherbird

(Cracticus mentalis)
Size: 25-28 cm
Weight: 75-100 g (race "kempi")

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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 Black Butcherbird at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "kempi"

ADULT

Sex unknown

Near-frontal view of a Black-backed Butcherbird (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Musgrave Roadhouse, Cape York peninsula, QLD, August 2019]

Near-lateral view of a Black-backed Butcherbird (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Musgrave Roadhouse, Cape York peninsula, QLD, August 2019]

Near-lateral view of a Black-backed Butcherbird (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Musgrave Roadhouse, Cape York peninsula, QLD, August 2019]

Near-lateral view of a Black-backed Butcherbird (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Musgrave Roadhouse, Cape York peninsula, QLD, August 2019]

Lateral view of a Black-backed Butcherbird (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Musgrave Roadhouse, Cape York peninsula, QLD, August 2019]

Lateral view of a Black-backed Butcherbird (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Musgrave Roadhouse, Cape York peninsula, QLD, August 2019]

Near-dorsal view of a Black-backed Butcherbird (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Musgrave Roadhouse, Cape York peninsula, QLD, August 2019]

Near-dorsal view of a Black-backed Butcherbird (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Musgrave Roadhouse, Cape York peninsula, QLD, August 2019]

Dorsal view of a Black-backed Butcherbird (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Musgrave Roadhouse, Cape York peninsula, QLD, August 2019]

Food, Diet

Lateral view of a Black-backed Butcherbird with its prey (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Musgrave Roadhouse, Cape York peninsula, QLD, August 2019]

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