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Red-browed Pardalote

(Pardalotus rubricatus)
Alternate name(s): "Red-browed Diamondbird", "Bellbird*", "Cape Red-browed Pardalote", "Pale Red-browed Pardalote", "Fawn-eyed Pardalote", "Fawn-eyebrowed Pardalote", "Pallid Pardalote", "Red-lored Pardalote"
Size: 10-11 cm; wing span 12 cm
Weight: 11 g (race "rubricatus"); 9 g (race "yorki")

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Red-browed Pardalote at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Race "rubricatus"

Frontal view of a Red-browed Pardalote; note the prominent red brow giving the species its name (photo courtesy of M. Mackay)
[Oodnadatta Road, near Coober Pedy, SA, November 2016]

Lateral view of a Red-browed Pardalote (photo courtesy of M. Mackay)
[Oodnadatta Road, near Coober Pedy, SA, November 2016]


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.

redpard_mm_20161104.mp3 rubricatus (Ctl SA) Contact call © MM

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