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Acanthiza pusilla

Brown Thornbill at Namadgi National Park

Acanthiza pusilla at Namadgi National Park - 5 Oct 2020
Acanthiza pusilla at Namadgi National Park - 5 Oct 2020
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Identification history

Acanthiza pusilla 8 Oct 2020 natureguy
Acanthiza pusilla 8 Oct 2020 natureguy
Acanthiza lineata 5 Oct 2020 KMcCue

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Author's notes

The thornbills put on a remarkable defensive display and I discovered why - such meticulous craftwork, their nest close to the ground in a bursaria shrub. Not sure of the bird id.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 5 Abundance
  • 5 Oct 2020 11:14 AM Recorded on
  • KMcCue Recorded by

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  • True Nesting site

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