white wingbars and streaks; barred underparts (Australia; 2006-06-20)

Varied Triller
Lalage leucomela

Native Range: Australian Reion

Notes: a small member of the Cuckoo-shrike family, this species prefers warm moist environments in northeastern Australia and nearby islands; no sexual dimorphism.

sturdy body; shrike-like hooked bill (Australia; 2006-06-20)

ventral view; black eyeline (Australia; 2006-06-20)

dorsal view; white wing streaks; rufous vent area (Australia; 2006-06-20)