Scarlet Robin
Red-capped Robin
Juvenile Male
Red-capped Robin (Petroica goodenovii)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Australasian Robin (Petroicidae)
Species: Red-capped Robin (Petroica goodenovii)
This Photo:     Fledgling

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere
Female is a pretty, petite bird. Male has bright red cap and breast, black wings & back. White under.
It's easy to miss the red cap when it is turned slightly away.

Copyright © 2009- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 21-Nov-2009
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)