36-39 cm.


Voice is high pitched, quavering two note call ( in flight) .


Semi arid, monsoonal woodlands, farmland, watercourses with trees.

Features and Markings

It is white with a short crest, small bill, bluish bare skin around the eyes. Underwing and undertail sulphur - yellow.

Reference: Field Guide to the Birds Of Australia

Simpson & Day

Every Australian Bird Illustrated, Rigby


17 January, 2010


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