|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)|
|Order:||Perching Birds (Passeriformes)|
|Family:||Pardalote (Pardalotidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Striated Pardalote (Pardalotus striatus)|
|Other names:||Chip-chip, Wittachew or Pickwick.|
Thank you Geoffrey Cox for confirming the id of this species for us
EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
Our pardalotes have a much more orange marking above the beak (start of eyebrow) than usual.
Usually it is the same yellow as the chin.
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
Attractive array of yellow, grey, fawn, black + a red dot. Its monotonous call gets very tedious when raising chicks.
Black crown with usually white, but occasionally yellow streaks.
A red spot on its wings shows up in photos when perched.