General Description

Male upper body dark green-grey with a black head and chest band. Underparts are yellow with a white patch on the throat. Female upperparts brown-grey and underparts light brown to pale yellow. Body up to 20 cm long.


Male Golden Whistlers have a loud, cheerful call during the breeding season, but are silent at other times. They mainly eat insects, other invertebrates and fruit.


Pacific Islands. Southern mainland Australia and Tasmania.


Woodlands, forests and urban parks and gardens.

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