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Variegated Fairywren (Malurus lamberti)

Variegated Fairywren (Malurus lamberti), Hunter Region Botanic Gardens, Newcastle, NSW, Australia

 

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The variegated fairywren (Malurus lamberti) is a fairywren that lives in eastern Australia. In a species that exhibits sexual dimorphism, the brightly coloured breeding male has chestnut shoulders and azure crown and ear coverts, while non-breeding males, females and juveniles have predominantly grey-brown plumage, although females of two subspecies have mainly blue-grey plumage.

 

Source: Wikipedia

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Variegated_fairywren

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Taken on August 25, 2018