White-browed Babbler
Caught a Hairy insect
Ellura
Grey Fantail
Adult
 
    
Grey Fantail (Rhipidura albiscapa)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Fantail (Rhipiduridae)
Species: Grey Fantail (Rhipidura albiscapa)
This Photo:     Juvenile

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), in the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
A great chirpy character. Smaller than Willie Wagtail, with a black "bow-tie" and a fawn breast.
The breast colour varies from white to pale apricot.
Has a white brow and chin.
Listed in Morcombe's as Rhipidura fuliginosa, but there's either an error or it's a change and so a synonym.

Copyright © 2009- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 15-Jan-2009
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)