Southern Whiteface
Mount Lofty Range White-browed Scrubwren
Male, profile
Southern Whiteface (Aphelocephala leucopsis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Australasian Warbler (Acanthizidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Southern Whiteface (Aphelocephala leucopsis)
This Photo:     Ventral

Thank you 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
Quite timid. The white across the forehead is quite obvious even for such a small bird.
Light brown to grey back.

Copyright © 2012-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Jul-2012
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)