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Redthroat

(Pyrrholaemus brunneus)
Alternate name(s): "Red-throated Scrubwren"
Aboriginal name(s): "beritberit" (WA)

Size: 11-12 cm
Weight: 9-15 g
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Redthroat 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 Redthroat; note the rufous throat typical of males (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Strzelecki Track, near Parachilna Hotel, SA, November 2018]

Close-up frontal view of a male Redthroat about to take off (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Strzelecki Track, near Parachilna Hotel, SA, November 2018]

Frontal view of a male Redthroat (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Strzelecki Track, near Parachilna Hotel, SA, November 2018]

Near-lateral view of a male Redthroat; note the rufous throat typical of males (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Strzelecki Track, near Parachilna Hotel, SA, November 2018]

Lateral view of a male Redthroat; note the rufous throat typical of males (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Strzelecki Track, near Parachilna Hotel, SA, November 2018]

FEMALE

Frontal view of a female Redthroat; note the white throat typical of males (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Strzelecki Track, near Parachilna Hotel, SA, November 2018]

Frontal view of a female Redthroat (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Strzelecki Track, near Parachilna Hotel, SA, November 2018]

Near-lateral view of a female Redthroat (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Near Hawker, SA, September 2018]

Lateral view of a female Redthroat foraging on the ground (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Strzelecki Track, near Parachilna Hotel, SA, November 2018]

Lateral view of a singing female Redthroat (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Strzelecki Track, near Parachilna Hotel, SA, November 2018]

Near-dorsal view of a female Redthroat (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Strzelecki Track, near Parachilna Hotel, SA, November 2018]

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