Bird Varied Triller (Lalage leucomela)

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Henry Arthur Readford
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Scientific Name: Lalage leucomela

Common Name: Varied Triller

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Campephagidae

Other Names: NA

Distribution: found in New Guinea , along much of the tropical and sub-tropical coastal hinterland of eastern Australia, from about the Sydney area to the tip of Cape York Peninsula, in the moister part of the Kimberley, and throughout the Top End.

Habitat: rainforest, vine forest, riverine thickets, eucalypt forest and woodland, with a particular preference for the border areas between closed and open forests. Prefer warm, reasonably moist environments and are found in New Guinea and the Bismarck Archipelago, along much of the tropical and sub-tropical coastal hinterland of eastern Australia, from about the Sydney area to the tip of Cape York Peninsula, in the moister part of the Kimberley, and throughout the Top End.

Field Notes: White eyebrow,bkack above; grey rump. White on wings,tail tip with faint barred breast and cinnamon- buff Belly.
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