Rhipidura leucophrys

Better known as Willie Wagtail. This one was in Figtree Park yesterday.

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Alternative names: "Black-and-white Fantail", "Shepherd’s Companion", "Wagtail", "Frogbird", "Morning-bird","Gossipbird", "Messengerbird"
Aboriginal names: "jitta jitta" [bibbulbum], "jenning-gherrie", "mugana" "tityarokan", "deereeree", "dhirriirrii" [yuwaalaraay], "dhirridhirri" [gamilaraay]

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