Pink Robin (species: Petroica (Petroica) rodinogaster) in Georges River NP (Gaia Guide)
Petroica (Petroica) rodinogaster
Pink Robin

©J.J. Harrison: Pink Robin (Petroica (Petroica) rodinogaster)

© Pink Robin (Petroica (Petroica) rodinogaster)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Petroicidae
Genus Petroica
Species Petroica (Petroica) rodinogaster
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

The males and females have plumage which differ markedly. The male has a dark blackish-grey head, throat, back, wings and tail, a pink breast and belly fading to white on the lower abdomen, and a white forehead. The female is dark grey-brown above, with two buff-coloured wing-bars and pinkish-tinged underparts. The bill and feet are black, and the eyes are dark brown. (Wikipedia)


  • Up to 13.5 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution


Prey consists of a variety of spiders and insects, including caterpillars, ichneumon wasps, beetles, flies and ants. (Wikipedia)

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