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Painted Firetail Finch

Emblema pictum


Spotted this at Rainbow Jungle, Kalbarri, WA


Habitat: Spinifex covered, rocky landscapes are the Emblemas ideal habitat. This is very noticeable in their nesting techniques. Distribution: They are distributed across Northern and Central Australia. From as far north as Derby with noted habitats in Dampier they extend fro this point through to Central West Queensland.

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That is such a beautiful bird, Gary Leong.

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Beautifully colored! I had never seen this type before!

Beautiful! 8 years ago

Wow! Have never seen a bird like this before. I will never get to Australia so glad I get to see bird pictures from elsewhere. Thank you.

Gary Leong
Gary Leong 8 years ago

Thx I would like to find more finch but they are mostly way up north in WA

LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Wow! Great find Gary. They're beautiful!

trainrainy 8 years ago

Awesome pic

Gary Leong
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Gary Leong

Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Sep 13, 2013
Submitted on Oct 3, 2013


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