Southern Scrub-robin
Adult, profile
Hooded Robin
Southern Scrub-robin (Drymodes brunneopygia)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Australasian Robin (Petroicidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Southern Scrub-robin (Drymodes brunneopygia)
This Photo:     Adult, anterior

Thank you John Oliver for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Runs a lot. Doesn't fly much. Well camouflaged at the base of bushes.

Copyright © 2015-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 01-Sep-2015
This species is classed as VU (Vulnerable) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)