About 26 cm long. Plumage is all black with black
crest on forecrown. Bill and legs are yellow.
White tip to tail, with small white wing patch
(not always visible). Shows distinctive white
wing patches in flight.
Resident. Often seen in open paddy fields
in the countryside and major urban parks.
Often appears in flocks. Mainly feeds on
fruits and insects.
Photo: Cheung Ho Fai