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Splendid Fairy-wren (Malurus splendens_  Australia,Geotagged,Malurus splendens,Splendid fairywren Click/tap to enlarge

Splendid Fairy-wren (Malurus splendens_

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The splendid fairywren , also known simply as the splendid wren or more colloquially in Western Australia as the blue wren, is a passerine bird of the Maluridae family. It is found across much of the Australian continent from central-western New South Wales and southwestern Queensland over to coastal Western Australia. It inhabits predominantly arid and semi-arid regions. Exhibiting a high degree of sexual dimorphism, the male in breeding plumage is a small, long-tailed bird of predominantly bright.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Christiane Geissler
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By Christiane Geissler

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Uploaded Mar 28, 2016. Captured in Cosy Corner Rd, Hamelin Bay WA 6288, Australia.