Sunday, March 29, 2015


Photographed at Cheyenes Beach, Western Australia March 2015
553           WESTERN BRISTLEBIRD               Dasyornis longirostris

Australia         (394)

Also known as Brown Bristlebird. Endemic to s. WA: confined to Two People's Bay NR-Waychinnicup R., e. of Albany; Fitzgerald R. NP near Hopetoun. Found in dense, low, closed coastal heaths; open heaths with dense clumps of shrubs, eucalypt thickets; tall swampy heaths. Its area has been much reduced by fire. Considered endangered.

1 comment:

  1. a special find - very sweet - dappled feathers are beautiful