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Splendid Fairywren (Female)

Malurus splendens

2 Species ID Suggestions

Jellis 8 years ago
Superb Fairy-wren Immature male
(Malurus cyaneus)
Splendid Fairy-wren (female)
Malurus splendens Splendid Fairywren

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Gary Leong
Gary Leong 8 years ago

Thanks :)

DanielePralong 8 years ago

In this case I have suggested you have the Splendid Fairy-wren, Malurus splendens (female), which is also found in Western Australia. Malurus cyaneus is only found in southeastern Australia.

Gary Leong
Gary Leong 8 years ago

It was spotted at Caversham, north of Perth

DanielePralong 8 years ago

Gary, is the location correct with Perth? I'm asking as you don't have the Superb fairy-wren there.

Gary Leong
Gary Leong 8 years ago

Anyone know if this is a female Splendid Fairywren or a Immature male Superb Fairy-wren?

Gary Leong
Gary Leong 8 years ago

Yeah, very lucky to find this little fellow, but quite difficult to capture a good shot of them. They are like little energizer bunnies :p

ShannaB 8 years ago

What a cutie!!!

Gary Leong
Spotted by
Gary Leong

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Mar 24, 2012
Submitted on Feb 8, 2013


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