Species: C. saularis
Binomial name Copsychus saularis
Main features: Large (20-23cm); bill black; legs grey.
Male: Black head, breast and upperparts; underparts white; tail black with white outer feathers; bold white wingbars.
Female: Back upperparts and breast replaced by dull dark grey.
Juvenile: As in the adult but with mottled brown breast
Call: Described as a melodious song; a mournful rising whistle; and harsh raspy alarm note.