Significance to humans

None known, though many consider them among the most beautiful and endearing species of birds.

1. Variegated fairy-wren (Malurus lamberti); 2. Southern emu-wren (Stipiturus malachurus); 3. Female Wallace's wren (Sipodotus wallacii); 4. Red-backed fairy-wren (Malurus melanocephalus); 5. Purple-crowned fairy-wren (Malurus coronatus); 6. Orange-crowned wren (Clytomyias insignis); 7. Splendid fairy-wren (Malurus splendens); 8. Superb fairy-wren (Malurus cyaneus); 9. Black grasswren (Amytornis housei); 10. Female striated grasswren (Amytornis striatus). (Illustration by Joseph E. Trumpey)

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