Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Fairywrens :: Red-backed Fairywren

Red-backed Fairywren Malurus melanocephalus

Described by: Latham (1802)
Alternate common name(s): Red-backed Wren
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Inskip Point, Queensland, Australia - Nov 3, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Dayboro, Queensland, Australia - Oct, 2003 © Tom Tarrant  Queensland, Australia - Aug, 2007 © Jean-Michel Fenerole  Queensland, Australia - Aug, 2007 © Jean-Michel Fenerole 
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(1) N. Australia from ne. Western Australia from Broome e. through n. Northern Territory (Kakadu National Park) to n. Queensland including the Cape York Peninsula.
(2) E. Australia from s. Queenslands (Bundaberg) to ne. New South Wales s. to n. of Sidney.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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