Southern Scrub-robin
Adult, anterior
Ellura
Hooded Robin
Fledgling
 
    
Hooded Robin (Melanodryas cucullata)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Australasian Robin (Petroicidae)
Species: Hooded Robin (Melanodryas cucullata)
This Photo:     Fledgling

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere
Male is black & white.
Females & juveniles are grey and white. Very similar to Jacky Winters, but greyer, with white markings on the back.

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 09-Nov-2012
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)