Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike (species: Coracina novaehollandiae) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Coracina novaehollandiae
Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike

©Charlie Shuetrim: On Casurina Beach at Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia

©Anne Hoggett: Black-faced Cuckoo-shrikes at Lizard Island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Campephagidae
Genus Coracina
Species Coracina novaehollandiae
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 33 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.


Similar taxa


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island: Common winter visitors to the island, sometimes in very large flocks. They usually arrive in April and depart in September.

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