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  White-breasted Robin (Eopsaltria georgiana)





White-breasted Robin | Eopsaltria georgiana photo
White-breasted Robin (Eopsaltria georgiana) in rain, along Margaret River walk

Image by Cas Liber - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)



BIRD FACTS

Description
The White-breasted Robin is a robin from Western Australia. It is grey above and whitish below. The tail is grey with a white tip. The bill and feet are black. The eyes are dark brown with a pale stripe above the eye. Males and females are similar in appearance. Juvenile birds are brown with small white streaks on head and body.

Size
14 cm

Habitat
open forest, woodland, scrubland

Food
insects

Breeding
The nest is a cup made of grass, bark, spider webs, located in a tree fork

Range
The White-breasted Robin is found in south west of Western Australia

distribution map showing range of Eopsaltria georgiana in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Petroicidae
Genus:Eopsaltria
Species:georgiana
Common Name:White-breasted Robin

Relatives in same Genus
  Eastern Yellow Robin (E. australis)
  Western Yellow Robin (E. griseogularis)