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Pied Currawong

Photo: Courtesy of Damon Ramsey
BSc.(Zool) Biologist Guide

PIED CURRAWONG: Strepera graculina

Identifying characteristics:

  • A large, almost all black bird, with some white on the wing which is more obvious during flight.

  • The eyes are an intense yellow and like to look at you if you're eating something yummy outdoors.


  • Their call is like their name: a beautifully echoing, rolling "Curra-wong! Curra-wong!", with variations and different accents in different regions.


  • The east coast; seems common in the highlands of the Great Dividing Range.

Script courtesy of Naturalist Guide Damon Ramsey

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