Green Catbird (species: Ailuroedus crassirostris) in Border Ranges NP (Gaia Guide)
Ailuroedus crassirostris
Green Catbird

©Kelly Hunt: Green Catbird

©Peter Kuttner: Ailuroedus crassirostris
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Ptilonorhynchidae
Genus Ailuroedus
Species Ailuroedus crassirostris
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Its colouring is emerald green, with faint black markings on the face and white streaks on the neck. (Wikipedia)


  • From 28 cm to 33 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution: Green Catbird (Ailuroedus crassirostris)

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is found on subtropical forests along the east coast of Australia, from southeastern Queensland to southern New South Wales. (Wikipedia)


It feeds mainly on fruit, flowers and other plants. They have been reported to feed their young with small birds or reptiles. (Wikipedia)

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