Currawongs (or Bell-Magpies) are superficially similar to Jays and Crows in other parts of the world, but are not closely related.
They are only found in Australia. They share:
- A dark plumage with some white areas
- A strong, conical bill
- An omnivorous diet
- A large, crow like body, but more slender and less robust
Strepera is a genus in the family Artamidae but has in the past been placed in family Cracticidae.
- Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
- Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2009. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 14: Bush-shrikes to Old World Sparrows. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553507
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