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Recent observations

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What

Red-backed Fairy-wren Malurus melanocephalus

Observer

ctnash

Date

February 27, 2015 05:39 PM AEST

Description

Males calling from conspicuous position on tall grass stems.

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Blue-breasted fairywren Malurus pulcherrimus

Observer

ryber

Date

February 15, 2015 08:11 AM AWST

Photos / Sounds

What

Splendid Fairywren Malurus splendens

Observer

kucycads

Date

January 24, 2015

Description

pair found in the mulga forest

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-backed Fairy-wren Malurus melanocephalus

Observer

ctnash

Date

the past

Description

Several seen in the early morning. Low light and unsteady hand, makes photo unclear. This species may have sexual dimorphism, or perhaps the slightly different colours may be age related. Any ideas of species?

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No photos or sounds

What

Superb Fairywren Malurus cyaneus

Observer

tony_ladson

Date

January 11, 2015 08:40 AM AEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-backed Fairy-wren Malurus melanocephalus

Observer

ctnash

Date

January 12, 2015 06:25 PM AEST

Description

Several of these beautiful birds seen.

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Splendid Fairywren Malurus splendens

Observer

ryber

Date

January 5, 2015 01:17 PM AWST

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What

Splendid Fairywren Malurus splendens

Observer

ryber

Date

January 5, 2015 01:17 PM AWST

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What

Splendid Fairywren Malurus splendens

Observer

ryber

Date

January 5, 2015 01:48 PM AWST

Description

2 males being very chummy!

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What

Superb Fairywren (Malurus cyaneus) Malurus cyaneus

Observer

benbeard71

Date

January 6, 2015 08:41 AM AEST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Superb Fairywren (Malurus cyaneus) Malurus cyaneus

Observer

robbibt

Date

January 4, 2015 01:24 PM AEST

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What

Splendid Fairywren Malurus splendens

Observer

ryber

Date

December 30, 2014 07:24 AM AWST

Description

Female

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Description from Wikipedia

Maluridae is a family of small, insectivorous passerine birds endemic to Australia and New Guinea. Commonly known as wrens, they are unrelated to the true wrens of the Northern Hemisphere. The family includes 14 species of fairywren, 3 emu-wrens, and 10 grasswrens.

No range data available.