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Grey Currawong

Djarbarn are common in areas with large intact bushland and forested areas.

Bushland Birds Bushland Heathland

Common Names: Grey Currawong

Noongar Names: Djarbarn

Scientific Name: Strepera versicolor

Conservation Status: Least concern

Threats: Habitat loss and cat predation

Will they visit?: Grey Currawongs frequently visit home gardens located near large bushlands

Natural Distribution: Common and widespread throughout the South West, rare in the Perth region

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Nests constructed in large trees

Diet: Insects, small animals, fruits and seeds

Water: Bird baths, native frog ponds

ReWild Benefit: Pest control

ReWild Benefits

Grey Currawongs help to control pest species within the ecosystem. Visit BirdLife Australia to learn more about our native birds. If you have seen one in your neighbourhood or around the home you can record your sighting on Birdata and help scientists monitor their population.

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