The area in the south east of Papua New Guinea and within a few hours drive of the capital Port Moresby is very rich for birdlife. Many of the species which one can see here are also found in Australia. This Black-backed Butcherbird can also be seen in the far north of Queensland.
Country: Papua New Guinea
Location: Pacific Adventist University
Family: Butcherbirds and allies (Cracticidae)
Species: Black-backed Butcherbird (Cracticus mentalis)
Date taken: 01/07/2012