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Pink Robin

(Petroica rodinogaster)
Alternate name(s): "Pink-breasted Robin", "Magenta-breasted Robin"
Size: 11.5-13 cm
Weight: 10 g (average)

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Pink Robin at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "rodinogaster"

ADULT

MALE

Frontal view of a male Pink Robin (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Liffey Falls, 30 km South of Deloraine, TAS, March 2015]

Near-frontal view of a male Pink Robin (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Liffey Falls, 30 km South of Deloraine, TAS, March 2015]

Lateral view of a male Pink Robin eye-balling its "opponent" in the mirror (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Liffey Falls, 30 km South of Deloraine, TAS, March 2015]

Partly obscured lateral view of a male Pink Robin (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Liffey Falls, 30 km South of Deloraine, TAS, March 2015]

This photo, with two reflections, offers various views of the same male Pink Robin (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Liffey Falls, 30 km South of Deloraine, TAS, March 2015]

Race "inexpectata"

ADULT

MALE

Frontal view of a male Pink Robin (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Near Buckan, East Gippsland, VIC, May 2014]

Dorsal view of the same male Pink Robin as shown above (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Near Buckan, East Gippsland, VIC, May 2014]

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