Tasmanian Thornbill Acanthiza ewingii
Tasmanian Thornbill, Freycinet NP, Tasmania, Australia, February 2006 - click for larger image Tasmania, Australia
February 2006

The Tasmanian Thornbill is distributed in Tasmania and the islands of the Bass Strait. It is found mainly in the understorey of forest, woodland and scrub.

Tasmanian Thornbill, Freycinet NP, Tasmania, Australia, February 2006 - click for larger image It has a rufous forehead and compared to Brown Thornbill A. pusilla it has a shorter bill, a greyer breast with less streaking, whiter underparts and a longer tail.
Tasmanian Thornbill, Tahune Airwalk, Tasmania, Australia, February 2006 - click for larger image
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