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Western Bristlebird

(Dasyornis longirostris)
Alternate name(s): "Long-billed Bristle-bird", "Brown Bristlebird*"
Aboriginal name(s): "booderitj", "djidalya"

Size: 17-21 cm
Weight: 30-38 g
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Western Bristlebird at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Full-frontal view of an adult Western Bristlebird (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Arpenteur NR, near Albany, WA, March 2018]

Frontal view of a Western Bristlebird (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Arpenteur NR, near Albany, WA, March 2018]

Near-frontal view of a Western Bristlebird (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Arpenteur NR, near Albany, WA, March 2018]

Near-frontal view of a Western Bristlebird (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Arpenteur NR, near Albany, WA, March 2018]

Near-lateral view of a Western Bristlebird (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Arpenteur NR, near Albany, WA, March 2018]

Lateral view of a Western Bristlebird running on sandy soil (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Arpenteur NR, near Albany, WA, March 2018]

Lateral view of a Western Bristlebird foraging on sandy soil (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Arpenteur NR, near Albany, WA, March 2018]

Near-dorsal view of a Western Bristlebird foraging on sandy soil (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Arpenteur NR, near Albany, WA, March 2018]

Dorsal view of a Western Bristlebird (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Arpenteur NR, near Albany, WA, March 2018]

View of the coastal heath where the Western Bristlebird shown here was found (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Arpenteur NR, near Albany, WA, March 2018]

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