SCARLET ROBIN FACTS
The Scarlet Robin has black head and neck with white obvious white patch above bill.. The back is black, the breast is scarlet and the rest of underside is white. Females are brown above with white patch above the bill, with orange breast and white underneath. Young are similar to females but have white streaks on back and mottled brown on their breast.
Robin Redbreast, White-capped Robin
open forests and woodlands
insects and other small invertebrates
the nest is a cup made of grass, bark, twigs, camouflaged with lichen, bound with spider web, and lined with plant fibre and down. It is build in a tree fork or outer branch. Lays 3 pale green or pale blue eggs marked with brownish-purple spots.
south-eastern and south-western Australia
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:||Scarlet Robin|
Relatives in same Genus
Red-capped Robin (P. goodenovii)
Flame Robin (P. phoenicea)
Pink Robin (P. rodinogaster)
Rose Robin (P. rosea)