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Gray Butcherbird Cracticus torquatus

Described by: Latham (1801)
Alternate common name(s): Grey Butcherbird, Silver-backed Butcherbird, Grey Butcher Bird, Gray Butcher Bird
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia - Sep, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Wilpena Pound, South Australia, Australia - Mar, 2006 © Arthur Grosset  Wilpena Pound, South Australia, Australia - Mar, 2006 © Arthur Grosset  Perth, Western Australia, Australia - Aug 7, 2006 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Narrabeen Lake, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - Jul, 2006 © Neil Fifer 
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(1) N. Australia (ne. Western Australia w. to Port Hedland and in the Kimberleys and n. Northern Territory e. to Arnhem Land).
(2) S. Australia from cw. and s. Western Australia to sw. Northern Territory (Macdonnell Ranges at Ormiston Gorge Pound walk w. of Alice Springs), South Australia, nw. Victoria, interior New South Wales to nc. Queensland.
(3) E. Australia from w. Victoria (Big Desert Wilderness Park, Wyperfield National Park, and Hattah-Kulkyne National Park), e. New South Wales and se. Queensland.
(4) Tasmania (Bruny Island at Dennes Point).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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