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Rhipidura fuliginosa

Rhipidura fuliginosa

(Grey Fantail)

FAMILY

Dicruridae

Species

Rhipidura fuliginosa

Common name

Grey Fantail

Main colour

Mid grey

Distinctive feature

Perches sideways, always fanning tail, size 16-18.5 cm

Campus

Townsville

Description

This bird is seen periodically. It is mid grey in colour with white above the throat and eyebrow, underparts have cream areas. Tail is fan-shaped, outer feathers and tips are white, it seems to always be fanning its tail.

Additional Photos

fantail drinking in Endeavour Creek