The Chowchilla is endemic to the Wet Tropics
Except in the wettest regions, it is restricted to
It forages in family groups in leaf litter, where
it scratches vigorously.
Its loud calls vary from place to place so that
many local dialects are identifiable.
It is also known as the Northern Logrunner, and is one of only two logrunner
Its tail has adapted to aid in searching for food as it has strong spiny shafts
Each flock has its own permanent territory, and groups of approximately 3 to 8
At dawn and dusk the Chowchillas sing loudly, a characteristic sound of the
· Males and females can be distinguished by their different breast colours; males
· The breeding season is from April to November.
· Round Chambers Wildlife Rainforest
Lodge the Chowchilla is scarce. It is
Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodges