Black-faced woodswallow

Black-faced woodswallow

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Artamus cinereus

The black-faced woodswallow is a woodswallow of the genus Artamus native to Australia, New Guinea and the Sundra Islands, including Timor. It is 18–19 cm long and is the most widespread species in the family Artamidae. Woodswallows have a soft call with chiff, chap and chattering calls which can include vocal mimicry Increased vegetation due to inappropriate fire regimes has caused the woodswallows numbers to decline since 1993 in Cape York Peninsula.

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Distribution

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Black-faced woodswallow habitat map

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

References

1. Black-faced woodswallow Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-faced_woodswallow
2. Black-faced woodswallow on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22706327/111049892
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/641422

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