Diamond Firetail (Sparrow) - Stagonopleura guttata


Diamond Firetail (Sparrow) -  Stagonopleura guttata
Diamond Firetail (Sparrow) -  Stagonopleura guttata
Diamond Firetail (Sparrow) -  Stagonopleura guttata
Diamond Firetail (Sparrow) -  Stagonopleura guttata
Price:$125.00
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Identifications:
Distribution: Eastern and South-east Australia Adult male breeding: grey head, black lores and red eye-ring; broad black band across white-spotted breast. Adult female breeding: as male, but lores duller or greyer, pale eye-ring and thinner breast-band.
Song:
The song is a series of low-pitched buzzing or rasping notes.
Call:
The main contact note is a long drawn-out whistling 'twooo-heee', that of male being louder than that of female's; also has a loud buzzing 'zeep' as a threat display. Alarm is a loud 'tay, tay, tay'.