The Grey Butcherbird (Cracticus torquatus) is an Australian native bird up to 30 centimetres in length. The upper body is grey while the underparts are white. The face and top of the head is black.
They are carnivorous and feed on insects, reptiles, small rodents and small birds. Larger prey catches will be hung in tree forks to be left for later. This is how it got its name – like a butcher hanging meat on a hook. Also its beak has a little hook on the tip.
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