Yellow-rumped Thornbill
Launching
Ellura
Striated Thornbill
Fledgling
 
    
Yellow-rumped Thornbill (Acanthiza chrysorrhoa)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Chordate (Chordata) - Bird (Aves)
Order: Perching Bird (Passeriformes)
Family: Australasian Warbler (Acanthizidae)
Species: Yellow-rumped Thornbill (Acanthiza chrysorrhoa)
This Photo:     Hovering

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills
A striking black forehead with white streaks / dots which contrasts to pale yellow breast. Olive back.
Like the chestnut-rumped, the bright yellow rump is difficult to see.

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 05-Dec-2012
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)