SPOTTED PARDALOTE FACTS
The head, wings and tail of the Spotted Pardalote are black with small white spots. The face and neck are grey and the eyebrow is white. Males have a yellow throat. Females are similar but have less distinct spots and a white throat.
forest, woodland, parks and gardens
psyllids and other insects, also sugary sap from leaves and psyllids
The Spotted Pardalote nests in tunnel in earth bank or sometimes in a tree hollow. A clutch of four eggs is laid.
The Spotted Pardalote is found in eastern and southern Australia from north Queensland through to Perth in 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:||Spotted Pardalote|
Relatives in same Genus
Forty-spotted Pardalote (P. quadragintus)
Red-browed Pardalote (P. rubricatus)
Striated Pardalote (P. striatus)