Weebill (Smicrornis brevirostris)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Australasian Warbler (Acanthizidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Weebill (Smicrornis brevirostris)
This Photo:     Eye ring

Thank you Antoni Camozzato for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills, the Riverland and elsewhere
Smallest Australian bird. Very active. Never sits still. Perches with cousin Pardalote quite happily.
A mix of gentle greens, browns and yellow make it quite an attractive bird.
Beak looks more like a finch's, than a thornbill's.
The brow is usually more obvious than shown in this photo.

Copyright © 2015-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 11-Jun-2015
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)