14 April, 2012

White-browed Scrubwren

Scientific Name: Sericornis frontalis

Population Estimate: Unknown, but Least Concern status

Range / Habitat: Endemic to Australia, where found in scrubland, forest, and sheltered artificial habitats throughout the south and east. 

Field Notes: Small warbler which spends most of its time on the ground. Variable plumage, but typically white breast and eyebrow, brown upper parts, dark lores. Black spot on wing with white stippling also a helpful field mark. 

Personal Notes: Seen at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Melbourne, Australia. Some sources consider this a subspecies.

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