Whipbirds & Wedgebills

Psophodidae

This family includes four endemic Australian species, the two whipbirds, Eastern Whipbird Psophodes olivaceus and Western Whipbird P. nigrgularis, and the two wedgebills, Chirruping Wedgebill P. cristatus and Chiming Wedgebill P. occidentalis. Typically ground-dwelling, or low down in vegetation and largely secretive, with short legs and rounded wings.