Eastern Yellow Robin

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Eastern Yellow Robin

Eopsaltria australis


Breeds from June-December. A substantial cup nest is built in the fork of a tree up to 15 m high.


Details Description
Type
Bird
Group
Robin
Identifying Characteristics

Male and female similar. Grey face and upperparts, olive rump and bright yellow breast and underparts. Size: 15-16 cm.

Distinctive Markings

The male and female have a brilliant yellow breast and underparts.

Diet

Carnivore, invertebrates.

Habitat

Eucalypt, rainforest, woodland, timbered gullies. In summer may be found in orchards and gardens.

Native Status
Native to Australia
Sounds
A loud "'chyop-chyop" call and a piping whiste "tchiep-tchiep-tchiep".
Taxonomy
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Petroicidae
Genus
Eolophus
Species
australis
Eastern Australia.

Distribution maps indicate current and historic locations where species have been sighted.

Source: Atlas of Living Australia

Conservation Status
DEPI Advisory List
Not listed
FFG Act
Not listed
EPBC Act
Not listed

The conservation status of species is listed within Victoria and Australia.

The Department of Environment and Primary Industry (DEPI) Advisory List consists of non-statutory advisory lists of rare or threatened flora and fauna within Victoria.

The Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (FFG Act) lists threatened species in Victoria. Under the Act, an Action Statement is produced for each listed species.

The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) is the Australian Government’s key piece of environmental legislation, listing nationally threatened native species and ecological communities.

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