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Eastern Yellow Robin
Alternative name: Yellow Robin
13Â·5â€“17 cm (5Â¼-6Â¾ in)
Subspecies chrysorrhos has a yellow rump and upper tail coverts.
There are 2 subspecies:
Mainly coastal areas, in shaded forest undergrowth and woodland, occasionally mallee, mulga and other scrub. Rainforests, scrubby eucalypt woodland, urban woodland and along river edges.
The diet consists of invertebrates and insects such as tics, spiders, flies, moths, wasps and grasshoppers.
They feed on the ground, descending on their prey from a low branch.
Monogamous but communal breeders. The cup-shaped nest is formed from fine plant material and spider's web, disguised with lichen, moss, bark, or leaves.
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