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Jacky Winter (Microeca fascinans)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Australasian Robin (Petroicidae)
Species: Jacky Winter (Microeca fascinans)
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Similar Species: Hooded Robin

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere
A plain but petite, pretty bird. Unlike the hooded robin they have a white throat.
They are also more buff/fawn.
When seen from a distance, their breast often looks to have brown sides, with a white vertical stripe. Like it's wearing an open jacket.

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 04-Jul-2012
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)