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Flame Robin (male)

Petroica phoenicea

Description:

Male Flame Robins have a bright orange/red breast and throat, and are white on the lower belly and undertail. The top of their head and back is dark slate grey and there is a clear white stripe on the folded wing. The bill is black and the legs dark brown.

Habitat:

Coastal woodlands and grazing farming paddocks....this little one was not far from farming area , near a lake.


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1 Comment

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 3 years ago

Wow! The colors on this robin certainly put our American robin to shame;-) Your photos are wonderful!

CharliePrice
Spotted by
CharliePrice

Tasmania, Australia

Lat: -41.52, Long: 147.47

Spotted on Mar 21, 2016
Submitted on May 3, 2016

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