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Petroicidae

Hooded robin

Melanodryas cucullata Photo by David Cook (Flickr) Common name:hooded robin (en); rouxinol-de-capuz (pt); miro à capuchon (fr); petroica encapuchada (es); schwarzkopfschnäpper (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PetroicidaeRange:This species is endemic to Australia, being found throughout the Australian mainland.Size:These birds are 15-17,5 cm long and have a wingspan of 24-29 cm. They weigh 21-28 g.Habitat:The hooded robin is found […]

White-breasted robin

Eopsaltria georgiana Photo by Eddy Lee (Flickr) Common name: white-breasted robin (en); rouxinol-de-peito-branco (pt); miro à poitrine blanche (fr); petroica pechiblanca (es); weißbrustschnäpper (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Petroicidae Range: This species is only found in the south-western tip of Western Australia, from Geraldton to Esperance. Size: These birds are 14,5-17 cm long. Habitat: The […]

Tomtit

Petroica macrocephala Photo by Glenda Rees (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:tomtit (en); rouxinol-maori (pt); miro mésange (fr); petroica carbonera (es); Maorischnäpper (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PetroicidaeRange:This species is endemic to New Zealand, being found in both the North and South islands, as well as several of the outlying island, including the Chatham islands and the Aukland islands […]

Scarlet robin

Petroica multicolor Photo by Kevin Agar (Flickr) Common name:scarlet robin (en); rouxinol-escarlate (pt); miro écarlate (fr); petroica escarlata (es); Australienscharlachschnäpper (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PetroicidaeRange:This species is found in south-eastern and south-western Australia, in Tasmania and Norfolk island, and in Fiji, Samoa, Solomon islands, Vanuatu and the Bougainville islands of Papua-New Guinea. Size:These birds are 12-13,5 cm […]

Red-capped robin

Petroica goodenovii (Photo from Bird Watching Magazine) Common name:red-capped robin (en); rouxinol-de-testa-vermelha (pt); miro à front rouge (fr); petroica frentirroja (es); rotstirnschnäpper (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PetroicidaeRange:This species is endemic to Australia, being found throughout most of the country, with the exception of Tasmania and the northernmost areas of Queensland, of the Northern Territories and of Western Australia.Size:The […]

Jacky winter

Microeca fascinans Photo by Deane Lewis (Australian Birds, Wildlife and Nature) Common name: Jacky winter (en); rouxinol-encantador (pt); miro enchanteur (fr); petroica fascinante (es); weißschwanzschnäpper (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Petroicidae Range: This species is found throughout mainland Australia and in south-eastern New Guinea. Size: The Jacky winter is 12-14 cm long and weighs 15 […]

Rose robin

Petroica rosea Common name: rose robin (en); rouxinol-rosado (pt); miro rosé (fr); petroica rosada (es); rosenschnäpper (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Petroicidae Range: The rose robin is endemic to Australia, being found in the south-easternmost areas of the country, along the coast and Great Dividing Range from south-east Queensland down to Victoria. Size: These birds […]