Another local Australian robin

 

The scarlet robin (Petroica boodang)

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  1. Posted by Julian O'Dea on April 9, 2016 at 5:13 am

    A recent photograph of this Australian robin from the local area near Canberra. Details on FB here:

    https://m.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153929054138463&id=704953462&set=o.185278598521026&source=48

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  2. These look small for robins. In Canada that might be called a redstart

    Robins are typically 9-12 inches in size

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    • Posted by Julian O'Dea on April 9, 2016 at 11:21 pm

      Australian robins are small. Despite the name I suspect they are not related to northern hemisphere robins. Australian birds often got named after British birds.

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