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  • Dusky Woodswallow

  • Artamus cyanopterus
  • The Dusky Woodswallow is a smoky deep brown to grey bird. The wings are dark blue grey, edged white, the tail is black with a broad white tip and the underwings are silvery-white. The bill is blue tipped black and the eye is dark brown. Young birds are grey-brown, streaked and mottled buff to cream. This species moves in flocks of 10 to 30 birds, which cluster together to roost.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=574
  • Song link
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  • Dusky Woodswallow

  • The Dusky Woodswallow is a smoky deep brown to grey bird. The wings are dark blue grey, edged white, the tail is black with a broad white tip and the underwings are silvery-white. The bill is blue tipped black and the eye is dark brown. Young birds are grey-brown, streaked and mottled buff to cream. This species moves in flocks of 10 to 30 birds, which cluster together to roost.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Artamus cyanopterus
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 547
  • Size
  • 18cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=574
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/dusky-woodswallow