French: Miro jaunâtre German: Graugesichtschnäpper Spanish: Petroica amarillenta
Brisbane River, Queensland, Australia
Subspecies and Distribution
T. c. nana
(E. P. Ramsay, 1878) – Rufous-lored Robin – NE Queensland (Cooktown district S to Hinchinbrook I and Paluma), in NE Australia.
T. c. capito
(Gould, 1854) – Pale-yellow Robin – coasts of SE Queensland (S from Fraser I) and NE New South Wales (S to Dungog), in E Australia.
12–13·5 cm; 14·5–16 g (capito), 12–14·5 g (nana). Nominate race has off-white side of forehead and lores, grey face,... read more
Song a repetition of middle-pitched to high-pitched squeaks, “see-see-see-see-see-see... read more
Rainforest, especially areas with abundant lawyer-vine (Calamus), and adjacent dense,... read more
Food and feeding
Insects and other small invertebrates; some seeds. Frequents lower to middle strata. Forages mainly by pouncing on prey on ground from... read more
Season Aug–Dec, sometimes to Jan in N; one or two broods. Breeds as simple pair, or in group consisting of breeding male, one or two... read more
Sedentary. Young disperse c. 500–600 m from nest; all recoveries of marked birds less than 10... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Queensland Wet Tropics EBA and Eastern Australia EBA. Common in N of range (race nana) and uncommon in... read more
Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features!