Woodswallows, Butcherbirds, Currawongs and Magpie

Masked Woodswallow

Artamus personatus
Rare non-breeding migrant to the ACT.

White-browed Woodswallow

Artamus superciliosus
Uncommon breeding migrant in varying numbers. Does not occur every year.
Common breeding migrant present for a long period each year. Stragglers seen occasionally in the cooler months.

Grey Butcherbird

Cracticus torquatus
Widely distributed in small numbers in the ACT. Uncommon breeding resident.

Pied Butcherbird

Cracticus nigrogularis
Rare visitor, mainly to the northern ACT.
Common breeding resident over much of the ACT except the wet forest. Includes all developed areas where trees occur.
Common breeding bird throughout the ACT. Some altitudinal migration.
Common breeding resident. Never as numerous as the Pied Currawong.