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Acanthizidae

Striated thornbill

Acanthiza lineata Photo by Patrick Kavanagh (Flickr) Common name:striated thornbill (en); acantiza-estriado (pt); acanthize ridé (fr); acantiza estriada (es); Stricheldornschnabel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily AcanthizidaeRange:This species is endemic to south-eastern Australia, being found from south-eastern Queensland down to Victoria and westwards into south-eastern South Australia.Size:These birds are 9-11 cm long and weigh 7 g.Habitat:The striated thornbill is […]

White-browed scrubwren

Sericornis frontalis Photo by Neil Fifer (Bird Forum) Common name:white-browed scrubwren (en); acantiza-do-mato-de-sobrancelha (pt); séricorne à sourcils blancs (fr); sericornis de cejas blancas (es); weißbrauen-sericornis (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily AcanthizidaeRange:This species is endemic to Australia, being found from northern Queensland south to Victoria, through southern South Australia and into southern and south-western Western Australia.Size:These birds are 10,5-15 […]

Tasmanian scrubwren

Sericornis humilis Photo by J.J. Harrison (Wikipedia) Common name:Tasmanian scrubwren (en); acantiza-do-mato-castanha (pt); séricorne brun (fr); sedosito pardo (es); Tasmansericornis (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily AcanthizidaeRange:This species is endemic to Tasmania, King Island and other offshore islands in the Tasmanian region.Size:These birds are 12-15 cm long and weigh about 18 g.Habitat:The Tasmanian scrubwren is mostly found in dense […]

Eastern Bristlebird

Dasyornis brachypterus Photo by David Cook (Flickr) Common name:eastern bristlebird (en); acantiza-de-cerdas-oriental (pt); dasyorne brun (fr); picocerdas oriental (es); braunkopf-lackvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily AcanthizidaeRange:This species is endemic to the eastern coast of Autralia, being found from south-eastern Queensland to eastern Victoria.Size:These birds are 18-21 cm long and weigh 33-51 g.Habitat:The eastern bristle bird is mostly found […]

Grey gerygone

Gerygone igata (Photo from iNaturalist) Common name:grey gerygone (en); gerígono-maori (pt); gérygone de Nouvelle Zélande (fr); gerigón maorí (es); Maorigerygone (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily AcanthizidaeRange:This is endemic to New Zealand, being found throughout the country including several offshore islands.Size:These tiny birds are 10-11 cm long and weigh 6-7 g.Habitat:The grey gerygone is mostly found in temperate forests, […]

Rufous fieldwren

Calamanthus campestris Photo by Sohnjoo Mountain (Adventures of the Mountain Man) Common name:rufous fieldwren (en); acantiza-ruiva (pt); séricorne roussâtre (fr); sedosito rufo (es); rötelfeldhuscher (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily AcanthizidaeRange:This species is endemic to Australia, being found in the western and southern parts of the country.Size:These birds are 12 cm long and weigh 12-15 g.Habitat:The rufous fieldwren is […]

Speckled warbler

Chthonicola sagittatus Photo by Ian Colley (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:speckled warbler (en); acantiza-malhada (pt); séricorne fléché (fr); sedosito moteado (es); grundhuscher (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily AcanthizidaeRange:These birds are endemic to south-eastern Australia, being found from south-western Victoria to central Queensland, mostly on the slopes and tablelands of the Great Dividing Range.Size:The speckled warbler is 13 cm long […]

Rock warbler

Origma solitaria Photo by Sam Woods (Lost in Birding) Common name:rock warbler (en); acantiza-das-rochas (pt); origma des rochers (fr); acantiza minero (es); steinhuscher (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily AcanthizidaeRange:This species is endemic to New South Wales, in eastern Australia, being found in the Hawkesbury Sandstone area, both north and south of Sydney.Size:These birds are 14 cm long and weigh […]

Brown gerygone

Gerygone mouki Photo by David Cook (Flickr) Common name: brown gerygone (en); gerígono-castanho (pt); gérygone brune (fr); gerigón pardo (es); grauwangengerygone (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Acanthizidae Range: The brown gerygone is endemic to the eastern coast of Australia, from Queensland down to southern New South Wales. Size: These birds are 9-11 cm long and […]

Brown thornbill

Acanthiza pusilla Photo by Glen Fergus (Wikipedia) Common name: brown thornbill (en); acantiza-castanho (pt); acanthize mignon (fr); acantiza parda (es); roststirn-dornschnabel (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Acanthizidae Range: This species is endemic to Australia, being found in eastern and south-eastern Australia, including Tasmania. Size: Brown thornbills are 9-11,5 cm long and weigh 7 g. Habitat: […]