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red-backed fairy-wren, Malurus melanocephalus

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Red-backed fairy-wren, Laura, NQ [PH]

The red-backed fairy-wren, Malurus melanocephalus (family Maluridae), is an attractive small black wren with a bright red back. It is common in central Cape York Peninsula woodland, especially near water.

e-mail: Philip Hamilton.
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