Alice Springs Birds •

Alice Springs BirdsAlice Springs Birds — image index Babblers Black-faced Cuckooshrike Brown Falcon Channel-billed Cuckoo Crested Pigeon Galah Magpie-lark Musk Duck Port Lincoln Ringneck Rainbow Bee-eater Sacred Kingfisher Sanderling Spinifex Pigeon Singing Honeyeater Southern Boobook Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater Splendid Fairy-wren Spotted Dove Wedge-tailed Eagle Western Bowerbird Whistling Kite White-plumed Honeyeater Willie Wagtail Yellow-throated Miner

The delightful and brilliant blue Splendid Fairy-wren (Malurus splendens) is a small bird that is found mainly in semi-arid and arid regions of Australia. One of the wrens that can be easily spotted around Alice Springs, due to the colour, although it is only the male that sports the brilliant blue colouration during the breeding season.

Splendid Fairy-wren (Malurus splendens)
Splendid Fairy-wren (Malurus splendens), Alice Springs NT
Splendid Fairy-wren (Malurus splendens)
Splendid Fairy-wren (Malurus splendens), Alice Springs NT
Splendid fairywren (Malurus splendens)
Splendid Fairy-wren (Malurus splendens), Alice Springs NT
Splendid Fairy-wren (Malurus splendens), Alice Springs Desert Park
Splendid Fairy-wren (Malurus splendens), Alice Springs Desert Park

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Splendid Fairy-wren (Malurus splendens)
Splendid Fairy-wren (Malurus splendens), Alice Springs NT

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Aves
  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Maluridae
  • Genus: Malurus
  • Species: Malurus splendens

Alice Springs BirdsAlice Springs Birds — image index Babblers Black-faced Cuckooshrike Brown Falcon Channel-billed Cuckoo Crested Pigeon Galah Magpie-lark Musk Duck Port Lincoln Ringneck Rainbow Bee-eater Sacred Kingfisher Sanderling Spinifex Pigeon Singing Honeyeater Southern Boobook Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater Splendid Fairy-wren Spotted Dove Wedge-tailed Eagle Western Bowerbird Whistling Kite White-plumed Honeyeater Willie Wagtail Yellow-throated Miner

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