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Yellow rump thornbill

Acanthiza chrysorrhoa

Description:

A species of passerine bird from the genus Acanthiza. There are four subspecies of Yellow-rumped Thornbill. It is a small (100 -120mm), brownish bird with a distinctive yellow rump and thin dark bill.

Habitat:

It inhabits savannah, scrub and forests across most of Australia and eats insects. .A small flock of three in my front yard.

Notes:

The species engages in cooperative breeding

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lori.tas
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lori.tas

Tasmania, Australia

Spotted on Aug 24, 2011
Submitted on Aug 24, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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