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The red-backed fairywren , or red-backed wren, is a species of passerine bird in the Australasian wren family, Maluridae. It is endemic to Australia and can be found near rivers and coastal areas along the northern and eastern coastlines from the Kimberley in the northwest to the Hunter Region in New South Wales. The male adopts a striking breeding plumage, with a black head, upperparts and tail, and a brightly coloured red back and brown wings. The female has brownish upperparts and paler underparts... more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Jef braund
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By Jef braund

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Uploaded Jul 18, 2018. Captured Jul 10, 2018 21:22 in Unnamed Road, Queensland, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1579s
  • ISO500
  • 300mm