in a tree or wall. Will use abandoned nests.
and seeds in the winter. Insects in the Summer.
Blue-grey backs and white underparts, which are variably
tinted with buff, orange, rufous or lilac. Although head
markings vary between species, a long black eye stripe,
with contrasting white supercilium, dark forehead and blackish
cap is common.
20 - 25 cms.
White with red or reddish-brown/ brown spots.