INLAND THORNBILL FACTS
The Inland Thornbill is s small brown bird about 10 cm in length. It has greyish brown back, reddish brown rump and cream coloured belly with dark streaks. The male and female are similar in appearance with males being somewhat larger. Young birds are similar to adults but a bit paler.
dry eucalypt forest, woodland and scrubland
small insects and spiders
the nest is built in a low shrub and is dome shaped, made of bark and dry grass bound with spider web and lined with feathers. The female lays about 3 eggs.
found throughout much of inland Australia in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Inland Thornbill|
Relatives in same Genus
Yellow-rumped Thornbill (A. chrysorrhoa)
Tasmanian Thornbill (A. ewingii)
Striated Thornbill (A. lineata)
Yellow Thornbill (A. nana)
Brown Thornbill (A. pusilla)
Buff-rumped Thornbill (A. reguloides)