FLAME ROBIN FACTS
The Flame Robin has orange breast and throat with grey head and back. The belly is white from legs to under tail. The female is greyish brown above with pale stripe on wing. Young are similar to females but have pale brown streaks on the back
forests and woodlands
insects, spiders and other small invertebrates
the nest is a cup made of grass, bark and lichen, bound with spider web. It is build in crevice in tree or rock. Lays 3-4 pale greenish blue eggs spotted with brown.
from south east Queensland round the coast of New South Wales and Victoria. Also found in Tasmania.
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
The conservation status in the 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals is "lower risk/near threatened".
|Common Name:||Flame Robin|
Relatives in same Genus
Scarlet Robin (P. boodang)
Red-capped Robin (P. goodenovii)
Pink Robin (P. rodinogaster)
Rose Robin (P. rosea)