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Dusky Gerygone

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-;Gerygone tenebrosa+[[Image:Dusky gerygone.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|The+Magpie|The Magpie}}<br />Roebuck Bay, [[Western Australia]], September 2010]]
 +;[[:Category:Gerygone|Gerygone]] tenebrosa
==Identification== ==Identification==
==Distribution== ==Distribution==
 +[[Australia]]: occurs only in Western Australia
==Taxonomy== ==Taxonomy==
 +There are 2 subspecies<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup>:
 +*''G. t. tenebrosa'':
 +:*Mangroves of north-western [[Western Australia]] (Broome to Kimberly)
 +*''G. t. christophori'':
 +:*Mangroves of central Western Australia (Shark Bay to De Grey River)
 +Subspecies ''whitlocki'' is generally considered invalid<sup>[[#References|[2]]]</sup>.
==Habitat== ==Habitat==
 +Mangrove forests.
==Behaviour== ==Behaviour==
==External Links== ==External Links==
{{GSearch|Gerygone+tenebrosa}} {{GSearch|Gerygone+tenebrosa}}
-*[ View more images of this species on the ABID]+ 
-[[Category:Birds]] [[Category:Missing Images]]+[[Category:Birds]] [[Category:Gerygone]]

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Photo by The MagpieRoebuck Bay, Western Australia, September 2010
Photo by The Magpie
Roebuck Bay, Western Australia, September 2010
Gerygone tenebrosa


[edit] Identification

[edit] Distribution

Australia: occurs only in Western Australia

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • G. t. tenebrosa:
  • G. t. christophori:
  • Mangroves of central Western Australia (Shark Bay to De Grey River)

Subspecies whitlocki is generally considered invalid[2].

[edit] Habitat

Mangrove forests.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at
  2. Avibase
  3. Wikipedia

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