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Mangrove Gerygone

(Gerygone levigaster)
Alternate name(s): "Buff-breasted Warbler", "Mangrove Flyeater", "Mangrove Warbler"; misnomer: "Queensland Canary"
Size: 10-11 cm
Weight: 6 g (average)

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Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Mangrove Gerygone at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "levigaster"

ADULT

Frontal view of a Mangrove Gerygone (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Casuarina Coastal Reserve, Darwin, NT, March 2013]

Race "cantator"

ADULT

Frontal view of a Mangrove Gerygone (photo courtesy of B. Kinross)
[Beachmere, QLD, March 2015]

Near-lateral view of a Mangrove Gerygone (photo courtesy of B. Kinross)
[Beachmere, QLD, March 2015]

Lateral view of a Mangrove Gerygone (photo courtesy of B. Kinross)
[Beachmere, QLD, March 2015]

Lateral view of a Mangrove Gerygone (photo courtesy of A. Ross-Taylor)
[Coombabah Lakes SCA, Gold Coast, QLD, May 2014]

Lateral view of a Mangrove Gerygone issuing its call; this is the bird whose call was recorded on 3 June 2014 (photo courtesy of A. Ross-Taylor)
[Coombabah Lakes SCA, Gold Coast, QLD, May 2014]

Near-dorsal view of a Mangrove Gerygone (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Casuarina Coastal Reserve, Darwin, NT, March 2013]

Dorsal view of a Mangrove Gerygone (photo courtesy of B. Kinross)
[Beachmere, QLD, March 2015]

Pair of Mangrove Gerygones in mangrove (photo courtesy of A. Ross-Taylor)
[Coombabah Lakes SCA, Gold Coast, QLD, May 2014]

Pair of Mangrove Gerygones; here one bird is on the point of take-off, exposing its underwings (photo courtesy of A. Ross-Taylor)
[Coombabah Lakes SCA, Gold Coast, QLD, May 2014]

Call(s)/Song

For this species we have recorded the following call(s)/song. The interpretation of their meaning is our own; comments and suggestions for improvement are welcome.

mangery_art_20140603.mp3 cantator
(SE QLD)
Contact calls © ART
mangery_20140523.mp3 cantator
(SE QLD)
Contact call? (abbreviated) © MD
mangery_art_20140306_2.mp3 cantator
(SE QLD)
Pair Q&A © ART
mangery_20160921.mp3 cantator
(NE NSW)
? © MD
mangery_20150327_3.mp3 cantator
(NE NSW)
? (immature?) © MD
mangery_20161208.mp3 cantator
(Hunter)
? © MD

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