RED-CAPPED ROBIN FACTS
The Red-capped Robin has black back and black head with red cap on top. The breast is red and rest of underside is white. The female is greyish brown above with dull red cap and whitish underneath.. Young are similar to females but have white streaks on back and mottled brown on their breast.
inland woodland and scrubland with trees and shrubs. Also found on farmland where there is some tree cover.
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 a tree fork. Lays 2-4 pale greenish blue eggs heavily marked with brownish-purple spots.
found across much of Australia west of the Great Dividing range, except for tropical north and Tasmania.
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:||Red-capped Robin|
Relatives in same Genus
Scarlet Robin (P. boodang)
Flame Robin (P. phoenicea)
Pink Robin (P. rodinogaster)
Rose Robin (P. rosea)