Rainforest wildlife tour Port Douglas Daintree Australia.

Rufus or Little Shrike Thrush 
Colluricincla megarhyncha

Rufus or Little Shrike Thrush.

Rufus or Little Shrike Thrush searching for caterpillars. This is the alarm bird of the rainforest often giving an alarm call in response to any unusual sound or disturbance in their territory. They feed on insects, frogs, lizards and will tear open the nests of other small birds to get their young

Replay Call

Return to Birds

Photographed and call recorded at Thylogale
by David & Diane Armbrust

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