Grey Currawong

Strepera versicolor


Grey Currawongs are woodland and forest inhabitants where they specialise in foraging in the crevices and under the loose bark of eucalypts. They are not often seen in Canberra’s gardens, preferring the wooded reserves such as Black Mountain and Mt Ainslie where most records are of one or two birds. Numbers are low in November and December and high in March/April and again in August. Numbers have remained fairly steady throughout the survey although there was a period from 1991 to 1993 when numbers were lower. Nesting has been recorded from mid-August to mid-October, and dependent young from late October to early February. R=44. BR=33.