|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)|
|Order:||Perching Birds (Passeriformes)|
|Family:||Australasian Robin (Petroicidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Jacky Winter (Microeca fascinans)|
|This Photo:||In Flight|
Thank you Alan Melville for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Riverland 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.
Similar Species: Hooded Robin (Melanodryas cucullata)