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Western Whipbird

Psophodes nigrogularis

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Medium-sized gray terrestrial bird with long tail and pointed crest, found in thick heath and dense bushland of southwestern Australia and in ranges of southern South Australia. Plumage mostly gray, with pale tail tips and greenish tones in the wing. Black throat bordered by broad white moustache. Typically very shy and difficult to observe. Calls are long, rolling, whistled phrases.

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