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Norfolk Robin

(Petroica multicolor)
Alternate name(s): "Norfolk Island Scarlet Robin", "Norfolk Island Robin"
Size: 11.5-13.5 cm
Weight: 12-18 g


Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Norfolk Robin at Wikipedia .

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Range, habitat, finding this species

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Distant frontal view of a male Norfolk Robin (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[Norfolk Island, January 2008]

Near-lateral view of a male Norfolk Robin (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[Norfolk Island, January 2008]

Food, Diet

Like all other robins (all families), Norfolk Robins are flycatchers. Most robins hunt for insects from low to mid-level perches.

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