Apostlebird - Corcoracidae Family- There are only two species in this family. They are both found in Australia (Apostlebird & White-winged Chough) The apostlebird, also known as the grey jumper, is a quick-moving, gray or black bird about 13" long- native to Australia where it roams woodlands, eating insects & seeds at, or near, ground level. Apostlebirds often travel in groups of about 12; for this reason they were named after the Biblical apostles, the twelve chief followers of Jesus…
Apostlebird - The apostlebird, also known as the grey jumper, is a quick-moving, gray or black bird about 13 inches long. It is a native to Australia where it roams woodlands, eating insects and seeds at, or near, ground level.
Apostlebird -- Struthideidae is a family of passerine birds known as the Australian mudnesters. The family is often commonly called Corcoracidae, however this is the junior synonym. It contains just two species in two genera, the white-winged chough, Corcorax melanorhamphos, and the apostlebird Struthidea cinerea. Both are endemic to Australia.
White-winged Chough (Corcorax melanorhamphos) The Australian white-winged chough, Corcorax melanorhamphos, despite its similar shape and habits, is only distantly related to the true choughs, and is an example of convergent evolution.