Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Superb Fairy-wren

Malurus cyaneus


Blue black & white body (male), tail held up. Female & young, light grey/brown bodies, tail held up & some blue in tail. Fledgling (I assume?!) had only the beginnings of a tail. Body up to 15cm long


Areas with thick underground & leaf litter


Form family groups which help to raise the young - the adults in this group seemed to be calling for the delightfully ovoid fledgling. Mainly eat insects but some seeds & fruit.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID


SeraArnold 7 years ago

Thanx, they are stunning & so delicate, don't stay still for long though!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 7 years ago

Excellent series. I love wrens :-)

Spotted by

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Aug 17, 2014
Submitted on Aug 18, 2014

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team