Jewel-babblers and allies (Eupetidae)

Eastern Whipbird (Psophodes olivaceus) - HBW 12, p. 371

French: Psophode à tête noire German: Schwarzkopf-Wippflöter Spanish: Zordala Crestada Oriental
Other common names: Whipbird, Coachwhip Bird, Stockwhip Bird

Taxonomy: C[orvus]. olivaceus Latham, 1801, New South Wales, Australia.
Proposed race magnirostris (from Rockhampton district of CE Queensland) considered inseparable from nominate. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • lateralis North, 1897 - NE Queensland (Cairns and Atherton Tableland region), in NE Australia.
  • olivaceus (Latham, 1801) - CE Queensland (from Clarke Range) S to SE Victoria.