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  • White-browed Woodswallow

  • Artamus superciliosus
  • The White-browed Woodswallow is a dark bird with a distinctive white eyebrow. The face and chin are black, the upperparts are deep blue grey and the lower breast to undertail is a rich chestnut brown. The underwings and undertail are pale whitish-grey, with white tail tips. Females are duller than males, with a browner body and pink to fawn underparts. Young birds are mainly brown, mottled and streaked buff to cream, and lack the white brow. This species is colonial and travels in large flocks that roost together in tight clusters.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=578
  • Song link
  • « Back to Catalog
  • White-browed Woodswallow

  • The White-browed Woodswallow is a dark bird with a distinctive white eyebrow. The face and chin are black, the upperparts are deep blue grey and the lower breast to undertail is a rich chestnut brown. The underwings and undertail are pale whitish-grey, with white tail tips. Females are duller than males, with a browner body and pink to fawn underparts. Young birds are mainly brown, mottled and streaked buff to cream, and lack the white brow. This species is colonial and travels in large flocks that roost together in tight clusters.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Artamus superciliosus
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 545
  • Size
  • 18-19cm
  • Period in district
  • Aug-April
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=578
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/white-browed-woodswallow