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Painted Finch

(Emblema pictum)
Alternate name(s): "Painted Firetail", "Painted Firetail Finch", "Emblema", "Emblema Finch", "Mountain Finch"
Aboriginal name(s): "unchurunquar"

Size: 10.5-11.5 cm

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Painted Finch at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

MALE

Frontal view of a snoozing male Painted Finch (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[Alice Spings Desert Park, Alice Springs, NT, June 2006]

Lateral view of a male Painted Finch on rocky soil (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[Alice Spings Desert Park, Alice Springs, NT, June 2006]

Lateral view of a male Painted Finch on rocky soil, now seen preening (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[Alice Spings Desert Park, Alice Springs, NT, June 2006]

Painted Finches foraging between rocks (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[Alice Spings Desert Park, Alice Springs, NT, June 2006]

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