3 female birds
Australian Variegated Fairy Wren, Australia flying jewels, small colourful and endearing to all that sees them.
Males calling from conspicuous position on tall grass stems.
pair found in the mulga forest
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?
Several of these beautiful birds seen.
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.