|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)|
|Order:||Perching Birds (Passeriformes)|
|Family:||Australasian Warbler (Acanthizidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Chestnut-rumped Thornbill (Acanthiza uropygialis)|
Thank you Antoni Camozzato & Andrew Allen for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Riverland and elsewhere
Very obvious brown & buff ring pattern around the eye. Striated throat. The chestnut-rump is easily hidden by the wings.
Eye is off-white.
Eye colour helps greatly when trying to identify a thornbill when the rest of the bird is obscured.
Similar Species: Inland Thornbill (Acanthiza apicalis)