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Maluridae

Southern emuwren

Stipiturus malachurus Photo by C. Tzaros (Birds in Backyards) Common name:southern emuwren (en);  carriça-australiana-meridional (pt); queue-de-gaze du sud (fr); maluro meridional (es); rotstirn-borstenschwanz (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MaluridaeRange:This species is endemic to Australia, being found along the southern coasts of the country from southern Queensland to south-eastern South Australia and in south-western Western Australia. It is also […]

Red-backed fairywren

Malurus melanocephalus Photo by Mark Andrews (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:red-backed fairywren (en); carriça-australiana-de-dorso-vermelho (pt); mérion à dos rouge (fr); ratona australiana de lomo rojo (es); rotrücken-staffelschwanz (de) Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily Maluridae Range:This species is endemic to Australia, being found in the north, from northern Western Australia to Queensland and east of the Great Dividing range […]

Striated grasswren

Amytornis striatus Photo by Gary Oliver (The Great Aussie Birdshoot) Common name:striated grasswren (en); carriça-australiana-estriada (pt); amytis strié (fr); maluro estriado (es); streifengrasschlüpfer (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MaluridaeRange:This species is endemic to Australia, being found from New South Wales to Western Australia with a small separate population in Queensland.Size:These birds are 14,5-17,5 cm long and weigh 16-22 g.Habitat:These birds are […]

Splendid fairywren

Malurus splendens Photo by Hans Beste (Mangoverde) Common name: splendid fairywren (en); carriça-australiana-azul (pt); mérion splendide (fr); ratona australiana franjeada (es); türkisstaffelschwanz (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Maluridae Range: This species is endemic to Australia, being widely distributed across the southern and western parts of the country. Size: Splendid fairywrens are 12-14 cm long and […]