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Dusky Robin

(Melanodryas vittata)
Alternate name(s): "Dozey", "Dozey Robin", "Stump Robin", "Wood Robin", "Tasmanian Robin", "Sleepy Robin", "Sad bird"; misnomer: "Native Sparrow"
Size: 16-17 cm
Weight: 21-31 g
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Dusky Robin at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "vittata"

ADULT

Lateral view of a Dusky Robin (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Bruny Island, TAS, March 2016]

Near-dorsal view of a Dusky Robin (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Bruny Island, TAS, March 2016]

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Lateral view of an immature Dusky Robin on the ground (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Bruny Island, TAS, March 2016]

Near-dorsal view of an immature Dusky Robin (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Bruny Island, TAS, March 2016]

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