STRIATED THORNBILL FACTS
The Striated Thornbill is a little brown bird from eastern and southern Australia. It is a brownish olive green colour above with cream underside streaked with black. The top of the head is reddish brown. Male and females birds are similar in colour, and young birds are also similar with less streaking. It is similar to the Brown Thornbill but can be distinguished by the reddish head cap and amount of streaking on underside.
open forest and woodland,
small insects, seeds and sometimes fruit
The nest is dome shaped made from bark and moss bound with spider web and lined with feathers and soft plant material.
southern Queensland, eastern New South Wales, Victoria and eastern South 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:||Striated Thornbill|
Relatives in same Genus
Inland Thornbill (A. apicalis)
Yellow-rumped Thornbill (A. chrysorrhoa)
Tasmanian Thornbill (A. ewingii)
Yellow Thornbill (A. nana)
Brown Thornbill (A. pusilla)
Buff-rumped Thornbill (A. reguloides)