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White-fronted Chat

(Epthianura albifrons)
Alternate name(s): "Tang", "Banded Tintac", "Ringlet", "White-fronted Nun", "Clipper", "Dotterel" (misnomer), "Jenny-wren", "Baldyhead", "Gar", "Bumps", "Moon-bird", "Ring-neck", "Single-bar", "Thistlebird"
Aboriginal name(s): "yabawilban" (WA)

Size: 11-13 cm
Weight: 11-17 g
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See White-fronted Chat at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

MALE

Frontal view of a male White-fronted Chat (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Lake Bindegolly NP, near Thargomindah, QLD, June 2019]

Lateral view of a male White-fronted Chat (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Lake Bindegolly NP, near Thargomindah, QLD, June 2019]

Lateral view of a male White-fronted Chat (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Kooragang Island, Newcastle, NSW, February 2013]

FEMALE

Frontal view of a female White-fronted Chat with food for its chicks (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Lake Bindegolly NP, near Thargomindah, QLD, June 2019]

Food, Diet

Frontal view of a male White-fronted Chat with its prey, a spider (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Lake Bindegolly NP, near Thargomindah, QLD, June 2019]

Frontal view of a female White-fronted Chat with caterpillars (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Lake Bindegolly NP, near Thargomindah, QLD, June 2019]

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