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Gibberbird

(Ashbyia lovensis)
Alternate name(s): "Desert Chat", "Gibber Chat"
Size: 12-13 cm
Weight: 14-20 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Gibberbird at Wikipedia .

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Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

MALE

Distant frontal view of a male Gibberbird; the prominent yellow front and facial mask suggest that this is a male bird (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[100 km North of Innamincka, SA, September 2009]

Lateral view of a male Gibberbird; note the characteristic yellowish-white eye (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[100 km North of Innamincka, SA, September 2009]

Near-dorsal view of a male Gibberbird; click on image to see more of the surroundings, which are the typical habitat of this species, namely gibber (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[100 km North of Innamincka, SA, September 2009]

Dorsal view of a male Gibberbird (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[100 km North of Innamincka, SA, September 2009]

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