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Painted Firetail Finch

Emblema pictum

Description:

Spotted this at Rainbow Jungle, Kalbarri, WA

Habitat:

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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7 Comments

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!

mary.gallo.m
mary.gallo.m 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
LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Wow! Great find Gary. They're beautiful!

trainrainy
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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