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Beautiful Firetail Stagonopleura bella

Described by: Latham (1801)
Alternate common name(s): Fire-tailed Finch, Firetail Finch, Beautiful Firetail Finch
Old scientific name(s): Zonaeginthus bellus, Staganopleura bella, Emblema bella


Melaleuca, Tasmania, Australia - Feb, 2003 © Tom Tarrant  Spreyton Arboretum, Tasmania, Australia - Feb, 2006 © Arthur Grosset 
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Se. Australia and Tasmania;
Ex. se. South Australia including Kangaroo Is., s. Victoria and se. New South Wales (Barren Grounds along the Griffith Trail and along the stream feeding Triabunna Falls in Morton National Park). Island in the Bass Strait (Flinders Is.). Tasmania (Strahan from Adventure Bay to Lunawanna Road on Bruny)


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


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