Distribution

4 phe/ocepha/a /eucopsis

Species

• chestnut flank denotes western form

Plumage Scxcs a,;kc

Migration Non_mjgrant

Family A(.

lANTHIZIDAE

Species

4 phe/ocepha/a /eucopsis

• chestnut flank denotes western form

Southern Whitefage

A mainly ground-dwelling bird with a white forehead, this species forages in open spaces on bare, dry ground for seeds, insects, and other invertebrates. It is often seen in small parties, which may suddenly take (light.

• NliST A large, untidy sphere of grass with a side entrance, in a low-bush or tree hollow.

• distribution Interior of southern half of Australia. distribution pale-edged wing feathers

Crimson Chat

• long hgs for foraging on the ground

Family ACANTHIZIDAE Species p.phlhianura tricolor Lcn8,h VA in (11 cm)

Crimson Chat

Living in arid places with sparse, low plants, the Crimson Chat supplements its inscct diet with nectar from desert flowers. It is nomadic, appearing anywhere where rain has produced fresh plant growth.

• NEST a compact, deep cup of grass and twigs, lined with hair and fine rootlets, and placed close to the ground in low cover.

• Distribution

Arid areas of Australia. Femai.i pale-edged wing feathers lilSTHim rio.\

• long hgs for foraging on the ground

Pluma8e Sexes differ

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Migration Nomadic

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