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
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Range(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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