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Kalkadoon Grasswren

(Amytornis ballarae)
Alternate name(s): "Ballara Grasswren"
Size: 16-17.5 cm; wing span ca. 19 cm
Weight: 17-26 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Kalkadoon Grasswren at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

MALE

Close-up frontal view of a male Kalkadoon Grasswren looking sideways; note the grey flanks which characterise this bird as a male (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Mount Isa, QLD, July 2021]

Close-up frontal view of a male Kalkadoon Grasswren looking sideways (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Mount Isa, QLD, July 2021]

Close-up near-frontal view of a male Kalkadoon Grasswren (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Mount Isa, QLD, July 2021]

Close-up near-lateral view of a male Kalkadoon Grasswren (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Mount Isa, QLD, July 2021]

Lateral view of a male Kalkadoon Grasswren (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Mount Isa, QLD, July 2021]

FEMALE

Near-frontal view of a female Kalkadoon Grasswren; note the rufous flank, which characterises this bird as a female
(photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Mount Isa, QLD, July 2021]

Near-lateral view of a female Kalkadoon Grasswren (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Mount Isa, QLD, July 2021]

Lateral view of a female Kalkadoon Grasswren (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Mount Isa, QLD, July 2021]

Lateral view of a female Kalkadoon Grasswren (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Mount Isa, QLD, July 2021]

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