Gilbert Whistler

The Gilbert's Whistler is a species of bird in the Pachycephalidae family. It is endemic to Australia.

The Gilbert Whistler is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

(1954) The Gilbert Whistler in New South Wales. Emu 54, 163-68. * Higgins, P.J. and Peter, J.M. (eds.) (2002) Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds. Volume 6: Pardalotes to shrike-thrushes. Oxford University Press, Melbourne. * Hobbs, J.N. (1961) The birds of south-west New South Wales. Emu 61, 21-55. * Pizzey, G. and Knight, F. More

respects, to the Gilbert Whistler, to which it is clearly related, and from which it must be distinguished: the range of the Red-lored Whistler falls entirely within that of the Gilbert Whistler. The two species share the same habitat, behaviour and even many calls. John Gould, who described both species, was not familiar with the Gilbert Whistler: this is surprising, as the path that he travelled took him through areas where the Gilbert Whistler is not uncommon. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Pachycephalidae
Genus : Pachycephala
Species : inornata
Authority : Gould, 1841